Amid reports that two forensic companies have been helping law enforcement and government agencies break into locked iPhones, Apple rolled out a new feature in iOS 12 to prevent further intrusions. Privacy advocates applauded the move.
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Using an iPad or iPhone to mine bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies would be hard to do, as the CPU power available to complete the task would be a drop in the bucket compared to what's needed.
Apple has created new rules for app developers that ban the creation of cryptocurrency mining services on mobile devices.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has joined the list of blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) providers that already includes IBM, HP, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.
With at least two companies selling technology that can be used by law enforcement and government agencies to unlock iPhones, this would be a good time to safeguard your information with a stronger passcode. Here's how.
Local and regional police departments and federal agencies are lining up to buy technology from two companies whose products can bypass iPhone security mechanisms.
Blockchain, with its encrypted and immutable record, will eventually be used create universal digital identities, filled with information that only we will control and that will link back to the issuing banks, governments or even employers.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners have created a dearth of mid-range and high-end GPU cards that are selling for twice as much as suggested retail. The reason: miners are setting up server farms with the cards.
With the release of Apple's iPhone X and its Face ID feature, facial recognition technology has become more mainstream – and it's already being piloted by some government agencies and commercial airlines as a friction-free security measure.
After integrating with VMware's Workspace ONE's UEM cloud portal last year, Google has now expanded the number of enterprise mobility management platforms IT managers can use to control Chrome OS devices.
Companies are expected to boost their deployment of augmented reality software and hardware this year as they bolster efforts to enable employee mobility.
California could join a growing number of states seeking to enact "Right to Repair" laws that let consumers take smartphones and other devices to third-party repair shops or fix them at home without voiding warranties.
Android smartphone and tablet owners tend to be slightly more loyal to their brand than do Apple iOS device users.
New research suggests that sandbox test environments for blockchain could help cement a partnership between governments hammering out new regulations and the businesses hoping to use the distributed ledger technology.
As mobile device use increases among U.S. government workers, IT and security officials are scrambling to better secure devices, leaving behind traditional anti-malware tools in favor of mobile threat detection and role-driven access rules.