Hackers Used Local News Sites to Install Spyware On iPhones – Tempemail

A newly discovered watering-hole campaign is targeting Apple iPhone users in Hong Kong by using malicious website links as a lure to install spyware on the devices. According to research published by Trend Micro and Kaspersky, the “Operation Poisoned News” attack leverages a remote iOS exploit chain to deploy a Continue Reading

Jailbreak lets users run Android on iPhones – Security – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Mobile virtualisation company Corellium has released a version of Android that runs on certain iPhones, by using a so-called jailbreak, a vulnerability that bypasses Apple’s strict software and security restrictions on devices. Known as Project Sandcastle, Corellium’s Android version is released as beta software that has only received limited testing, Continue Reading

Apple to pay up to US$500m to settle US lawsuit over slow iPhones – Networking – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Apple Inc has agreed to pay up to US$500 million to settle litigation accusing it of quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models, to induce owners to buy replacement phones or batteries. The preliminary proposed class-action settlement was disclosed on Friday night and requires approval by US Continue Reading

Apple does not ‘let bad guys use iPhones on screen’ | Technology

Film director Rian Johnson has lifted the lid on a secret in the world of product placement – Apple will not allow its kit to be used by a villainous character on screen. “Apple, they let you use iPhones in movies, but – and this is very pivotal – if Continue Reading

Knives Out director claims Apple restricts movie villains from using iPhones- Tempemail

The lengths Apple is prepared to go to maintain its good-guy image have been laid bare by director Rian Johnson with the revelation that cinematic villains are banned from appearing on-screen clutching an iPhone. Referring to Knives Out, an all-star murder mystery, Johnson let slip one particular detail that viewers Continue Reading

Star Wars director confirms Apple won’t let movie bad guys use iPhones

WTF?! Have you ever noticed how bad guys in movies never use iPhones? It’s not a coincidence. Director Rian Johnson has revealed that while Apple allows its products to appear in films, the company has rules about how they’re used, and that includes keeping them out of the hands of Continue Reading

Coronavirus clouds Apple’s timeline for new iPhones – Hardware – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Travel restrictions to China because of the coronavirus have come just as Apple Inc’s engineers usually jet off to Asia to perfect the production of this fall’s new iPhones, former employees and supply chain experts told Reuters. High-volume manufacturing is not scheduled until summer, but the first months of the Continue Reading

Apple reportedly working on its own 5G antenna for 2020 iPhones

The big picture: 5G connectivity seems to be ready for prime time as the tech is widely expected to officially debut this fall on Apple’s trendsetting iPhones. While the 2020 models will be using the industry-standard Snapdragon X55 chip to boast faster network speeds (along with a higher price tag), Continue Reading

French watchdog fines Apple $27 million for slowing down older iPhones

What just happened? Remember when Apple in 2017 admitted it throttled the performance of iPhones with older batteries? The company has just been fined $27 million by the French government for not informing owners about what it was doing. Following an investigation at the time that suggested a link between Continue Reading