iPhone Privacy

iPhone Apps Caught Collecting Data, Despite Apple Privacy Measures: Report

Probing into Apple's heralded 'App Tracking Transparency' privacy feature, a collaborative effort between researchers at privacy software maker Lockdown and The Washington Post has discovered the privacy system cracking down on them, most iPhone apps still collect (and transmit) some user data. Apple's App Tracking Transparency feature lets iPhone users control which apps get to track...

U.S. Senator Raises Concerns Regarding Face ID Security with iPhone X

A day after Apple announced facial recognition system to unlock the iPhone X, an American senator has written a letter to CEO Tim Cook, conveying his concerns on users’ privacy and security. At issue is Face ID, a replacement for Touch ID that scans a smartphone owner's face in order to unlock the device or authenticate Apple Pay. Experts...

Americans Still Divided Between Apple and FBI in Encryption Battle: Poll

According to recent poll carried out by The Wall Street Journal / NBC News, Americans seem to be almost equally divided in the ongoing iPhone privacy battle between FBI and Apple, with Democrats and independents favouring the Cupertino company, while the Republicans siding with FBI worrying that the government won’t go far enough to protect national...

Steve Wozniak Backs Apple in FBI Fight on Conan O’Brien [VIDEO]

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who has always been a major digital privacy advocate, has told Conan O’Brien on TBS that he supports Apple in its ongoing legal battle with the FBI. “What if China says, ‘Apple, you’ve got to give us a back door so we can get into any phone, even your government officials’ iPhones, and inspect them...

FBI’s Demands in Apple Privacy Case May Drive US Companies Offshore

In a new amicus brief filed in support of Apple in its legal battle against FBI regarding unlocking of one of San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone, technology company Lavabit has said that FBI's “extraordinary” actions may drive US businesses offshore, TechCrunch is reporting. The company highlights how it had to shut down its own encrypted email service back in Augist...

Apple’s Top Lawyer Will Ask These Three Big Questions in Congress Tomorrow

Bruce Sewell, who is considered to be Apple’s top legal executive, will testify before the House Judiciary Committee tomorrow, explaining the issues at hand in the company’s fight against FBI’s request to hack the iPhone that belonged to San Bernardino shooter. According to Business Insider, Sewell will pose the following three big questions that have huge implications for not just...

Apple Calls for Commission to Resolve FBI Privacy Standoff

Apple recently refused a court order to help FBI unlock the iPhone of a shooter in the San Bernardino terror attack, with CEO Tim Cook going ahead with posting a public letter on the company’s website, explaining how complying with the order would threaten the security of its customers. Now the Cupertino company is under fire from San Bernardino...