Microsoft has inadvertently demonstrated the intrinsic security problem of including a universal backdoor in its software after it accidentally leaked its so-called “golden key”—which allows users to unlock any device that’s supposedly protected by Secure Boot, such as phones and tablets.
Customer service is not normally something associated with the perpetrators of crime. But crypto-ransomware, the digital demon that has been crippling businesses and plaguing consumers and has been referred to as an “epidemic” in 2016, is different.
Bitcoin price has been making headlines and is under the spotlight again after scaling to two-year highs this week. Now, the cryptocurrency is gaining ground again, surging over 7% in its value since the beginning of the day (UCT) as it sprints towards the $750 marker.
Apple revealed a slew of new software features for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and desktop computers on Monday – yet omitted an important new technology that will better protect customers’ private data stored on Apple devices. Apple File System, or APFS, is a new version of the technology Apple’s products use to save and retrieve information, and improves the way information is organized and protected to make it faster and more secure.