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The lawyer for consumer rights identity Richard Lloyd, who is leading a class action against alleged secret tracking of millions of iPhone users by Google, has told the London Supreme Court that blocking the action would allow big companies to act in any way they pleased.

Published in Technology Regulation

More than three years after it was first filed, a multi-million-pound British class action against Google has begun, with a lawyer for the company claiming the action was not viable and should not proceed.

Published in Technology Regulation

A memory corruption issue that could see maliciously crafted web content being processed may lead to arbitrary code execution on all those platforms has seen an update being made available today.

Published in Security
Thursday, 16 July 2020 13:17

Apple updates deliver fixes and features

Another round of updates from Apple delivers some new features and plugs a range of security vulnerabilities in the company's operating systems and Safari web browser.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 12:34

Big Sur: a big step forward or a big yawn?

If Apple didn't release a new version of macOS each year, you'd probably think of Big Sur as just an update rather than a significantly new version.

Published in Core Dump

A group that had filed a class action against Google, for what it claimed was the company's tracking of 4.4 million iPhone users between August 2011 and February 2012, has won an appeal against dismissal of the case and will now be able to proceed with the action.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Guardian Australia says it will be able to protect Mac users from being redirected to other pages when they visit its website using the Safari browser, but it will take some time to do so.

Published in Security

A Safari user has complained of being redirected to what looks like a phishing site when he visits The Guardian Australia website.

Published in Security

A British collective known as Google You Owe Us, which had a case against Google for allegedly bypassing default privacy settings on the Safari browser on iPhones to collect information blocked by the High Court, has launched an appeal against the decision.

Published in Mobility

Google's Chrome and Microsoft's Edge are the only widely-used browsers which have no inbuilt protection against tracking users, the digital rights body, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, says.

Published in Apps

Major browser makers are moving away from older versions of the Transport Layer Security protocol, with co-ordinated announcements from Microsoft, Apple, Google and Mozilla detailing the changes.

Published in Security

A bid by a British collective to sue Google over what it claimed was the company's tracking of 4.4 million iPhone users between August 2011 and February 2012 has been blocked by the UK High Court.

Published in Mobility

COMMENT I'm using the excellent 1Blocker software on my 13-inch MacBook Retina 2013 model, and it ensures I can have my usual suite of too many tabs open without too slow performance.

Published in Home Tech

Apple has taken a shot at Facebook during its Worldwide Developer Conference, unveiling features in its Safari browser that will limit the way the social media company tracks and collects data.

Published in Security

Peripherals manufacturer Logitech has added support for photo-editing application Adobe Lightroom Classic CC, Adobe Reader DC on Windows and Preview and Quicktime on macOS to its CRAFT keyboard which was launched last month.

Published in Hardware
Friday, 01 December 2017 10:00

UK group to sue Google over iPhone snooping

A British group going by the name Google You Owe Us has launched a class action against Google for allegedly harvesting millions of iPhone users' personal information.

Published in Technology Regulation

Apple's next update to iOS, version 11, will see the Safari browser stripping out Google's accelerated mobile page links from an URL when a story is shared.

Published in Your Tech
Thursday, 20 July 2017 10:35

Another swag of security updates from Apple

Apple has released security updates for all of its platforms, and also for Safari for Mac, and iTunes and iCloud for Windows.

Published in Security

The latest round of updates for Apple’s devices, as well as iTunes for Windows, iCloud for Windows and Apple Music 2.0 for Android, have been released.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

Apple's release of iOS 10.3 has fixed a bug in its mobile Safari browser that was being exploited by attackers to extract a ransom from users.

Published in Security

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