Apple announced the inclusion of DuckDuckGo, the search engine that doesn't track its users, in the future versions of Safari on iOS and OS X.
An unusual case of cyber extortion has been spotted in Australia: Apple device users in Queensland, NSW, Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria have been woken up to messages displayed on their devices saying they have been hacked.
Apple updated Safari for Mavericks to version 7.0.3, while fixing security and adding compatibility and stability improvements.
A public plea made on Twitter by Runa A. Sandvik, a (former?) developer with The Tor Project has turned the spotlight on a still unresolved issue of an apparently fake Tor Browser app equipped with spyware being offered for download on Apple's App Store.
Dashlane assessed the password security procedures on the Top 100 e-commerce sites by examining 26 different password security criteria and awarding/docking points depending upon whether sites follow good security practice or encourage risks.