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How to protect your data from Mail.app vulnerability in Apple devices

A recently discovered bug may allow your device to be compromised through Apple’s default Mail app. Until a patch is released, follow these steps to protect yourself. Image: Carmen Murillo, Getty Images/iStockphoto On Monday, a report released by the ZecOps research team shed light on a troubling finding their team found while scanning iOS for […]

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How to Delete Mail Accounts from Mail App on iPhone and iPad

Nicole Lienemann/Shutterstock When you add your Google account to your iPhone or iPad in the Settings app, you add your Gmail account to the Mail app. If you prefer to use third-party email clients, you can remove email accounts from the Mail app on your iPhone or iPad. Using the Settings app, you can sign […]

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A security flaw in Apple’s iPhone messaging app went undiscovered for years, exposing individuals to hackers

Welcome to While you weren’t watching, Foreign PoliceThe weekly newsletter focused on news unrelated to the coronavirus. Here’s what we’re looking at this week: a new discovery flaw in the iPhone’s messaging app was exploited by hackers, Syrian war crimes are tried for the first time in a German court, and US airstrikes in Somalia […]

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Apple downplays iOS Mail app security flaw, says ‘no evidence’ of exploits

Apple has found no evidence that recently discovered security flaws in the native iOS Mail app have been exploited by hackers, the company said in a statement. “We found no evidence that they were used against customers,” the company said. It also cast doubt on whether the issues, which it admitted were present on both […]

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Stop using your iOS messaging app now! Here’s what you need to know about the creepy flaw you just discovered (and how to stay safe)

Reports are coming in that the Stock Mail app preloaded on iOS devices, including iPhones and iPads, contains a zero-day vulnerability that hackers have been able to exploit for years, exfiltrating data while flying under the radar. But before we get into the details, here’s a public service announcement: Stop using the stock iOS Mail […]

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Apple’s built-in iPhone messaging app is vulnerable to hackers, new study finds

Hackers gained access to iPhones through a sophisticated security flaw in Apple’s built-in Mail app that Apple has yet to patch, according to new research from a cybersecurity firm. Cybersecurity firm, ZecOps, began investigating after finding suspicious lines of code on customer-owned iPhones. Customers of ZecOps, a two-year-old cybersecurity firm with offices in San Francisco, […]

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The ‘hacker-vulnerable’ iPhone messaging app (and has been since 2012)

The native Mail app for iOS, one of the most commonly used apps by millions of iPhone owners worldwide, contains a flaw that makes it vulnerable to hacker attacks since 2012. Or so a report safety released yesterday would have you believe. The search term from ZecOps (a San Francisco-based “cybersecurity automation company”) states that […]

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Apple’s Default Mail App for iPhone Has Serious Security Flaw, Researchers Say

According to a report released Wednesday by San Francisco-based company ZecOps, security researchers say the iPhone has a serious flaw in the native iOS Mail app that leaves it vulnerable to hackers. The flaw had not previously been disclosed to Apple, making it extremely valuable to a variety of bad actors. ZecOps says it believes […]

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4 Best Fixes for Mail App Missing Issue on iPhone and iPad

The Mail app on iPhone and iPad does not offer the superior features found in other third-party email clients such as Outlook for iOS. But it still offers a solid messaging experience and is less confusing to pick up and use. That said, what if you can’t find the Mail app in the first place? […]

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How to Use Mail App in Windows 10

Windows email, or Mail, is an interesting, but not unexpected, inclusion in Windows 10. As the operating system’s dedicated email client, it offers something that most webmail services just don’t. just not. And while email services like Gmail, iCloud, and Yahoo are all good on their own, there’s just something about having a dedicated client. […]