John Paczkowski

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Yes, Apple’s Working on a Fix for That Safari Autofill Hack

So that Safari AutoFill vulnerability? The one that can reportedly be exploited to pilfer a user’s first name, last name, work place, city, state, and email address? Apple’s aware of it and working to repair it. “We take security and privacy very seriously,” a spokesperson tells me. “We’re aware of the issue and working on a fix.”

When does Apple expect to issue that fix? The company won’t say.

[Image credit: Engadget]


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik