iPhone users who are also customers of UK banks RBS and NatWest can now access their online banking app by simply pressing their finger on their phone's home button.
After having added a two-step verification feature to allow users to secure their iCloud (Apple ID) accounts, and extending the protection to iCloud backups last September, Apple has now made the system cover FaceTime and iMessage.
Apple has released the latest version of OS X Yosemite (v10.10.2) and the first security update (2015-001) for this year, and among the problems fixed is one affecting the CPU software, allowing malicious Thunderbolt devices to modify the host firmware if connected during an EFI update.
In the past few days, Google has released information about and proof-of-concept exploit code for three separate zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Apple's OS X operating system.
The news that Chinese Apple users have been targeted with an unprecedented type of malware that compromises both machines running OS X and devices running iOS has resounded across the Internet on Thursday.
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