As the year draws to a close, The Final Hop brings you the final edition of our weekly cybersecurity roundup. Let's dive into the significant developments that shaped the world of cybersecurity this week.
A Merry Christmas and Cyber-Secure Holiday Season to All Our Readers
As we celebrate the festive season, it’s crucial to stay vigilant against the heightened risk of cyber threats. This post emphasizes the importance of cybersecurity during the holidays, highlighting risks like online shopping scams and social media oversharing. To ensure a cyber-secure holiday, tips such as updating software, using strong passwords, secure Wi-Fi networks, and regular monitoring of accounts are shared.
Why Apple is Now Banned from Selling Its Latest Apple Watches in the U.S.
A significant setback for Apple, as the U.S. International Trade Commission bans the import and sale of Apple's latest watch models due to a patent dispute with Masimo over pulse oximetry technology. The Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 are specifically targeted, with Apple halting sales and planning legal challenges. This highlights the complexities of patent laws in the technology industry.