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Google, Apple to boost encryption

The move should mean that even the government with its court-issued warrants will be blocked from getting hold of personal data.

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How online piracy thrives in the cloud

Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study.

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Bug delays Apple's HealthKit

Apple says a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system.

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How online piracy thrives in the cloud
September 19 2014 at 09:16

Online piracy of music, films and other content has moved to the Internet cloud, reaping big profits for digital thieves, according to a study.

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Google, Apple to boost encryption
September 19 2014 at 09:16

The move should mean that even the government with its court-issued warrants will be blocked from getting hold of personal data.

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Bug delays Apple's HealthKit
September 18 2014 at 08:49

Apple says a bug in its HealthKit health and fitness application platform prevented its release along with the launch of its iOS 8 operating system.

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Privacy in the digital age
September 15 2014 at 14:13

A comprehensive, jargon-free guide to the celebrity nude-photo scandal.

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‘Why I blame Apple’
September 9 2014 at 14:19

In the wake of the theft of photos of dozens of celebrities, there is at least one major culprit, writes David Auerbach.

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A second layer of security online
September 9 2014 at 09:47

Here's a closer look at what the major services offer and how to enable two-step verification.

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Turning tables on brute-force hackers
September 8 2014 at 13:45

It shouldn't be possible for people to select such obvious passwords as ‘123456’, writes Brian Fung.

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How to protect your data
September 5 2014 at 14:04

Some key questions and answers about information that is stored remotely.

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Security alerts for iCloud users
September 5 2014 at 09:42

Apple is moving quickly to restore confidence in its systems' security ahead of the crucial launch of its new iPhone next week.

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Simple passwords 'key' to hacking
September 4 2014 at 09:42

Cyber-security expert Gerome Billois explains how a 'targeted attack' on some iCloud accounts led to the release of nude celebrity photos.

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