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Apple Daily Report: beware this iPhone malware compaign, more

Since Steve and I can’t cover everything, at the end of each week day, we’ll offer this wrap-up of news items you should check out.

A mobile malware campaign is gaining access to iPhones by tricking users to download an open-source mobile device management (MDM) software package. Once in control, the unidentified hackers can steal various forms of sensitive information from infected devices, including the phone number, serial number, location, contact details, user’s photos, SMS, and Telegram and WhatsApp chat messages.

The third-generation keyboards introduced with new Mac laptops are exclusive to the 2018 MacBook Pro. In other words, you can’t ketone installed via Keyboard Service Program for MacBook and MacBook Pro to deal with the “sticky keys” issue.

Apple has issued the fourth beta of macOS 10.14 Mojave. Registered developers can download it via Apple’s developer portal ( Or it can be downloaded over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Developer Center. 

The iFixIt, who tears apart electronic gadgets and looks at their innards so you don’t have to, has ripped about one of the new MacBook Pros. Here are their MacBook Pro 13” Touch Bar Teardown highlights.

An iPhone dropped from an airplane survived a 1,000-foot plummet with no damage.  And the owner located it using “Find My iPhone.”

Apple has shared three new Close Your Rings ads on its YouTube channel in Australia, highlighting the Activity app on Apple Watch. 

Users with hardware failures in Apple’s 2018 MacBook Pro may get a replacement unit for a month or two, since the company will be unable to provide full-scale repairs in most Apple Stores for about two months, AppleInsider has learned.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.