The European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs has published draft proposals that would enforce end-to-end encryption on all digital communications and forbid backdoors that enable law enforcement to access private message data.
The proposed amendment relates to Article 7 of the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights, which says that EU citizens have a right to personal privacy, as well as privacy in their family life and at home. By extension, the „confidentiality and safety“ of EU citizens‘ electronic communications needs to be „guaranteed“ in the same manner.
Confidentiality of electronic [...]
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A reddit user has discovered what appears to be a Siri-related bug that allows access to a locked iPhone’s Cellular Data options without a passcode.
As shown in the screenshot below, when Siri is asked to bring up Cellular Data settings (or if Cellular Data is on), an option to toggle the feature off appears on the lock screen, with no passcode required. When Siri is specifically asked to turn off Cellular Data, the personal assistant asks for a passcode first.
Given that a passcode is required when asking Siri to disable Cellular Data, it seems that this is meant to be the default behavior and that it’s not a setting meant to be controlled from a [...]
AgileBits recently introduced a new 1Password feature called Travel Mode, which is designed to protect password vaults from unwarranted searches when traveling.
When activated, Travel Mode will remove every password vault from all of a user’s iOS and Mac devices except for vaults that have been earmarked as „safe for travel,“ effectively hiding a user’s most sensitive information. Travel Mode is available to all customers who have a 1Password membership.
Before Travel Mode, I would have had to sign out of all my 1Password accounts on all my devices. If I needed certain passwords with me, I had to create a temporary travel account. It was a [...]