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No, Apple is not Listening to You through FaceTime

Earlier this week, reports broke that Apple’s popular video call service - FaceTime - had a software bug that allowed any user to hear and see the video and audio of the person that they were calling, even if that person had not answered. Reporting sparked concern into iOS users, and some reports even claimed Apple was using this bug to spy on its user base. What is this bug? Is it fixed and do I need to be worried? Those are all great questions!

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iPhone X Hitting Concerning Production Delays

Earlier this fall, Apple announced its new series of phones, including their shiny new iPhone X. The phone was a major change for the direction of the iPhone and Apple worked to build a great deal of hype around the new device even though it would be almost two months before pre-orders would even begin. Why did Apple do this? Here’s everything you need to know.

What to Expect from Apple’s Keynote Later Today

The day has finally come for Apple to show the world what it has been working on for the last year. The Keynote is expected to be packed full of new products, and a radically new iPhone. Here’s what you need to know.

Apple Confirms September 12th Event, Hints towards iPhone 8

Last Thursday, Apple officially sent out invites to the press for a September 12th keynote. The keynote has been rumored for months, and it is now officially confirmed. Here’s everything you need to know.

Weaponized Ransomware Cripples the Globe, Again

Just of the heels from a global pandemic from Wannacry in May, the world is experiencing another ransomware attack. This attack started early Tuesday and spread to computer systems around the world. The attack seemed to focus on Europe, Ukraine in particular, and then spread to systems across the world, causing the world’s second large scale ransomware attack in as many months.

Ransomware Holds World Hostage

Last Friday, the world was taken hostage by a ransomware that crippled systems from the U.S, to Britain, to Russia, to China, and anything in between. WannaCrypt, the ransomware, took hold of vulnerable machines through a security flaw, locked all of the data on that system, and requested users to send $300-$600 to a digital account to regain access to their data.