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iOS users are using Apple’s new tracking opt-out feature, ad industry stats show

Twelve days after Apple released iOS 14.5, most iPhone users today are taking advantage of a new anti-tracking feature included in the updated operating system and are refusing to allow iOS apps to track their activities.

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Apple releases fixes for three WebKit zero-days, additional patches for a fourth

Apple has released today security updates for multiple products to patch three zero-days and roll out additional patches for a fourth that the company said they might have been exploited in the wild.

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Apple patches Gatekeeper bypass bug abused by malware gang

On Monday, Apple has released macOS Big Sur 11.3 with a security fix for a vulnerability that was being abused by a malware gang to bypass the operating system’s security checks.

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AirDrop bugs expose Apple users’ email addresses, phone numbers

A team of academics from a German university said it discovered two vulnerabilities that can be abused to extract phone numbers and email addresses from Apple’s AirDrop file transfer feature.

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Ransomware gang tries to extort Apple hours ahead of Spring Loaded event

The operators of the REvil ransomware are demanding that Apple pay a ransom demand to avoid having confidential information leaked on the dark web.

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Google collects 20 times more telemetry from Android devices than Apple from iOS

Academic research published last week looked at the telemetry traffic sent by modern iOS and Android devices back to Apple and Google servers and found that Google collects around 20 times more telemetry data from Android devices than Apple from iOS.