Dev corrupts NPM libs 'colors' and 'faker' breaking thousands of apps
Users of popular open-source libraries 'colors' and 'faker' were left stunned after they saw their applications, using these libraries, printing gibberish data and breaking. Some surmised if the NPM libraries had been compromised, but it turns out there's more to the story.
Facebook exposes mercenary spy firms that targeted 50,000 people
Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc is calling out half a dozen private surveillance companies for hacking or other abuses, accusing them in a report published Thursday of collectively targeting about 50,000 people across its platforms.
Apple’s Anti-Sexting Tool for iOS Will Warn Kids About Nudes—but Won’t Notify Parents
Apple added a new feature in the iOS 15.2 iPhone update to give kids a warning before they send or open nude photos—and made a difficult decision to omit a feature that would have warned their parents.
The Curious Case of Apple's Missing App Integrations for Shortcuts
In researching topics for the Automation Academy over the past few months, I’ve been digging into all the details of Apple’s built-in actions and comparing them against older versions of the Shortcuts app as well as third-party options offered by developers. In doing this, I’ve realized something that has been bothering me for a while: