Passcode

02.17.16
Tim Cook: FBI backdoor order is 'chilling' and 'dangerous'
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Tim Cook: FBI backdoor order is 'chilling' and 'dangerous'

"The U.S. government has asked us for something we simply do not have, and something we consider too dangerous to create."

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06.16.15
Emoji passcodes promise more security than numbers
06.16.15

Emoji passcodes promise more security than numbers

There's little doubt that PIN codes are lousy security measures. They're not only easy to crack (t...

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10.31.14
Virginia court says fingerprint-locked smartphones are fair game
10.31.14

Virginia court says fingerprint-locked smartphones are fair game

Here's some trivia for your next trip to the pub. Did you know that, in Virginia, you don't have t...

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06.25.14
Researchers crack iPad, iPhone PINs
06.25.14

Researchers crack iPad, iPhone PINs

"Shoulder surfing" refers to the practice of looking over someone's shoulder to watch them enter a...

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03.05.14
How to set up a complex passcode on your iOS device
03.05.14

How to set up a complex passcode on your iOS device

Smartphones and tablets these days store an incredible amount of information, and with much of it se...

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03.04.14
Use special characters for a more secure iPhone passcode
03.04.14

Use special characters for a more secure iPhone passcode

The iPhone's passcode feature offers front-line security to your device and its contents. If you're...

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02.11.14
How to fix an iPad that's been disabled after entering the wrong passcode
02.11.14

How to fix an iPad that's been disabled after entering the wrong passcode

Have you ever picked up your iPad, only to discover it has been disabled by your curious children...

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09.26.13
Apple addresses lockscreen bypass bug  with iOS 7.0.2 rollout
09.26.13

Apple addresses lockscreen bypass bug with iOS 7.0.2 rollout

Apple confirmed and assured everyone that it was working on a fix to the iOS 7 lockscreen bypass b...

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03.29.13
Securing your iPhone or iPad for your children, Part 2: Setup iOS parental controls to prevent in-app purchases
03.29.13

Securing your iPhone or iPad for your children, Part 2: Setup iOS parental controls to prevent in-app purchases

There has been a string of high-profile cases where children have racked up thousands of dollars i...

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