Mueller flips American who unwittingly sold bank info to Russian trolls

Richard Pinedo On Friday, shortly after Department of Justice officials announced the indictment of 13 Russians accused of being involved in a multi-year effort to spread false information online surrounding the 2016 presidential campaign, the DOJ also announced the guilty plea of a California man, Richard “Ricky” Pinedo. The Californian, who did not respond to Ars’ attempts to contact him, admitted selling bank information to … Continue reading Mueller flips American who unwittingly sold bank info to Russian trolls

Apple Shares Updated iOS Security Guide With Info on Face ID, Apple Pay Cash and More

Apple this afternoon published an updated version of its iOS Security white paper for iOS 11 [PDF], with information that covers features introduced in iOS 11.1 and iOS 11.2, like Face ID and Apple Pay Cash. Much of the information in the document on Face ID has been previously shared by Apple in a dedicated Face ID white paper and accompanying support document that was … Continue reading Apple Shares Updated iOS Security Guide With Info on Face ID, Apple Pay Cash and More

This week’s top stories: More info on iPhone battery replacements, Meltdown & Spectre, Apple Watch reboots, more

In this week’s top stories: Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities, Apple offers more details on iPhone battery replacements, Apple Watch reboots caused by ICU equipment, and more. Read on for all of this week’s news… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover Following its apology and cheaper battery replacements, Apple this week offered more details on the devices eligible for replacements. The company says that all iPhone … Continue reading This week’s top stories: More info on iPhone battery replacements, Meltdown & Spectre, Apple Watch reboots, more

Apple to Offer $29 iPhone Battery Replacements, More Battery Health Info in iOS

Apple this afternoon addressed customer concerns about an ongoing controversy over power management features in older iPhones, pledging to introduce more detailed information about battery health and reducing the price of battery replacements for all of 2018. In a letter explaining its policies, Apple apologizes for the misinformation that’s been spread and says that it would never “intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product, … Continue reading Apple to Offer $29 iPhone Battery Replacements, More Battery Health Info in iOS