iOS 11 is Apple’s Vista

Posted by on Mar 22, 2018 in Smart Phones

I’ve had problems with iOS, Apple’s operating system for iPhones and iPads, for ages. In particular, it has seemed as if every new update would break Wi-Fi networking in a new and interesting way. But iOS 11 — well, iOS 11 is special.

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Documents reveal FBI paid Geek Squad repair staff as informants for 10 years

Posted by on Mar 9, 2018 in Privacy, Security News, Technology

Records posted Tuesday by the Electronic Frontier Foundation following a freedom of information lawsuit filed last year reveal that federal agents would pay Geek Squad managers who pass on information about illegal materials on devices sent in by customers for repairs. The relationship goes back at least ten years, according to documents released as a result of the lawsuit.

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