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iPhone, Mac owners: How to stymie hackers extorting Apple, threatening to wipe devices

Hackers claiming to have hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials have threatened to wipe date from iPhones, iPads and Macs.

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Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices, demand ransom

A group of hackers is threatening to wipe millions of iOS devices in two weeks if Apple doesn't pay them US$150,000.

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What does my iPhone reveal about me?

Recent studies have found that iPhone users are a unique bunch. Are we smarter but less honest? Here are some personality traits they are more likely to have than their Android counterparts.

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Watch SwapBots spring to life thanks to augmented reality

Build a robot, pair it with your smartphone or tablet, and watch it come to life.

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40% off WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Plug in a Wemo Switch, download the free app, and start controlling your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world, right from your phone.

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Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

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DOJ: No, we won't say how much the FBI paid to hack terrorist's iPhone

The Justice Department says it should not have to reveal the maker of a tool used last year to crack an alleged terrorist's iPhone or disclose how much it paid.

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Protecting the enterprise against mobile threats

Mobile devices have transformed the digital enterprise allowing employees to access the information they need to be most productive from virtually anywhere. Has that convenience come at a cost to enterprise security, though?

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How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

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Apple has already fixed most of the iOS exploits the CIA used

The company responded to information from a WikiLeaks release of CIA documents that claim the agency has ways to hack iPhones that Apple doesn't know about.

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CIA-made malware? Now antivirus vendors can find out

Thanks to WikiLeaks, antivirus vendors will soon be able to figure out if you have been hacked by the CIA.

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iPhone 8: New secrets revealed?

It’s promising to be a big year for the iPhone 8 and we already have our fair share of rumors, from a FaceTime camera suited for augmented reality to an OLED bar replacing the physical Home button.

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Mingis on Tech: Self-driving cars, wireless charging -- and Wi-Fi lightbulbs?

Here's why the self-driving car of your dreams is a mirage, at least for the foreseeable future. But an iPhone that charges wirelessly? That might actually happen this year.

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The problem with Apple's 'original' programming

Apple is trying to take on Netflix and Amazon, but its shows leave a lot to be desired.

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What I don't like about the iPad Pro

iOS on the iPad isn't all it could be—here are a few ideas on how to fix it.

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Does Apple need to reinvent the iPhone?

Apple recently revealed that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were instant bestsellers. So, what does this mean for the future of the “boring” iPhone?

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Dozens of iOS apps fail to secure users' data, researcher says

Dozens of iOS apps that are supposed to be encrypting their users' data don't do it properly, according to a security researcher.

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Mobile security firm offers cash to hackers for their old exploits

Mobile security firm Zimperium has launched an exploit acquisition program that aims to bring undisclosed attack code for already patched vulnerabilities out in the open.

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