Cyberthieves Train Their Sights on US Mobile Phone Customers


A relatively new form of cybercrime recently has been plaguing American consumers. Thieves have been hijacking mobile phone account numbers and then transferring services to a different device. Further, hackers have begun using mobile numbers to raid digital wallets and similar accounts. This type of theft has been successful even against the most sophisticated of consumers. Accounts belonging to the chief technologist of the Federal Trade Commission, Lorrie Cranor, are among those that reportedly have been breached.

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Ad Tech's Future Beyond Facebook and Google


Advertising technology, or ad tech, is a relatively new business segment. Both Google and Facebook have been very successful with this new advertising model. Going forward, will ad tech be important and rapidly expand to a wider segment, or will it be limited to the way certain companies show value and grow? Advertising has gone through wave after wave of change over the decades. Considering its long history, ad tech is still a new area. hen Google went public, it needed to show it could be profitable, so it started selling advertising.

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iPhone SE event spurs traffic spikes to Apple's websites in China, India

Article Image Although the announcement of the iPhone SE — and 9.7-inch iPad Pro — triggered a relatively modest increase in global traffic to Apple’s website on March 21, the same day saw significant surges in China and India, according to research figures published on Wednesday.

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Teardown of Apple's Smart Battery Case exposes 1,877mAh battery, simple design

Article Image Apple’s new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6 and 6s uses a relatively simple construction, centered around a 1,877 milliamp-hour battery sitting behind an aluminum plate, according to a teardown published on Thursday.

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This week on AppleInsider: Samsung pays out, 4-inch iPhone rumors, World AIDS Day & more

Article Image The aftermath of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday kept news relatively quiet, but rumors of a new 4-inch iPhone persisted, and Samsung finally agreed to pay out $548 million to Apple — with conditions.

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This week on AppleInsider: Q4 triumph, Apple TV launch, legal fights & more

Article Image The last week of October was (relatively) upbeat for Apple, with blockbuster quarterly results, the launch of a redesigned Apple TV, and plans to bring Apple Pay to new countries.

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iPhone 6s display teardown offers close-up look at 3D Touch sensor

Article Image A teardown published on Monday suggests that the 3D Touch sensor in the iPhone 6s is relatively easy to remove from the rest of the display, and that an accompanying change may actually make it simpler to fix iPhones.

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This week on AppleInsider: Apple Pay in the UK, iPod touch refresh, e-SIM & more

A relatively quiet week was, at least, spiced up by two important Apple announcements: the arrival of Apple Pay in the United Kingdom, and a long-overdue update of the iPod touch.

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How to sign up for (and cancel) an Apple Music streaming subscription

Signing up for the brand new Apple Music service is a relatively simple process. Here’s how to get up and running quickly, as well as how to turn off automatic renewals or cancel later down the road.

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Apple Watch tips: Use Force Touch to start new messages, change music source, clear all notifications, more

To cope with Apple Watch’s relatively small screen size, Apple introduced a hardware feature called Force Touch that invokes app and UI commands with a firm press of the screen. Being hidden by design, these contextual menu options provide deep app control without cluttering the watch face, but can easily be overlooked.



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New 'IP Box' tool bypasses 10-try limit for PINs on older iOS versions, automates brute force attacks

A relatively new $300 device could allow attackers to crack the PIN codes on out-of-date iPhones or iPads, taking advantage of a flaw in iOS versions older than 8.1.1 that allows unlimited attempts at PIN entry, even when users enable Apple’s 10-try limit.



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Rumor: Apple to launch MacBook Air refresh with Intel Broadwell chips Feb. 24

Apple may be planning to debut a relatively minor update for its existing MacBook Air lineup in a matter of days, though won’t be the anticipated 12-inch redesign with a high-resolution Retina display, according to a new rumor.



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Yikes! Ransomware Could Take Over Your Hard Drive


Malware is running rampant on the Internet, affecting smartphones, tablets and personal computers. Relatively new malware allows bad guys to encrypt devices until a ransom is paid. Usually the ransom is required in bitcoin, rather than U.S. currency, as it cannot be traced.
What are the legal and other risks associated with ransomware? Ransomware is largely directed at personal devices and small businesses, particularly since larger companies tend to have better Internet hygiene for their devices.

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WWDC 2014 preview: Apple's interest in home, health & headphones

Apple has been relatively quiet since late last year, and the company is expected to break the silence with a bang by unveiling a slew of new initiatives at this year’s edition. AppleInsider takes a look at what could be in the cards when Tim Cook takes the stage on Monday.



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