Safari 15 has a bug that could leak your browsing history

FingerprintJS, an anti-website fraud tool company, published a message on its website a few days ago, referring to a vulnerability in the Safari browser launched by Apple. Websites have the opportunity to obtain the names of other websites that some users are browsing, and even leak personal data such as user IDs. The problem stems from the IndexedDB API used in Safari 15. Generally, browsers will provide an independent IndexedDB database for each website, allowing websites to store data on the computer. The stored information is generally only used by this website and cannot be detected and accessed by other websites. However, in Safari, whenever a website uses IndexedDB, a blank database with the same name will appear in other websites. Although other sites cannot view the actual content of the database, they can guess what sites the user has used from the name of the database. More notably, sites …

Google and Apple showcase the emoji design that will be added

July 17 is the World Emoji Day. Both Google and Apple took this opportunity to showcase the new emoji design that will be added to their OS system. The new emoji includes wheelchairs, guide dogs and other emojis related to people with disabilities, as well as some new animals. Google and Apple both said that the new emoji will appear in later system update. This also means that we may have to wait until iOS 13 and Android Q release to use the new built-in emoji on the phone. Although the emoji in the phone may take some time to update, Unicode Consortium is already preparing to add a new batch of emoji in the next year. At the same time, the Unicode Consortium is discussing whether to allow color variation in non-personal emoji. What emoji will bring to us next year is very much looking forward to.

Apple Pay will support Octopus payment service

In June, foreign netizens found code related to Hong Kong Octopus in the beta version of iOS 13. It is estimated in the market that Apple will add the support of Octopus card in the near future. Now the service is officially confirmed and it will be provided later this year. The Octopus company recently issued a press release stating that iPhone and Apple Watch users will be able to make Octopus payments via Apple Pay later this year. As for the official start time and details of the service, it will take a later time to be announced. Currently many media estimates that Apple Pay’s Octopus support will need to work with iOS 13. Therefore, we may need to wait for the announcement of iOS 13 before we can use Octopus in our iPhone.