iOS includes an iMessage security feature called Contact Key Verification (CKV) that gives users more certainty they’re messaging with the people they think they are. Follow along for what this feature is, how it works, and how to turn on Contact Key Verification on for iMessage. more…

  • March 26, 2024

One element of the DOJ antitrust lawsuit against Apple addresses iMessage, and Apple’s decision to keep the app exclusive to iPhone. But it goes further than arguing that this is anti-competitive, and attacks the use of green chat bubbles for Android users as creating “social stigma.” A lawyer commenting on...

  • March 25, 2024

Update: Apple released details on the security patches for iOS 17.4.1, iPadOS 17.4.1, visionOS 1.1.1, as well as macOS 14.4.1. They all patch an integer overflow vulnerability in two separate frameworks. Apple didn’t say whether it was being actively exploited. More details can be found here. Last week, Apple released...

  • March 23, 2024