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Apple apps on Big Sur bypass firewalls and VPNs — this is terrible

16/11/2020

For all of Apple’s talk of being privacy-first, often its marketing speak doesn’t match up with what it’s actually doing. And the latest example? Well, it’s Apple apps on Big Sur bypassing firewalls and VPNs. I don’t need to tell you just how worrying this is. The issue was first spotted in the macOS Big Sur...
For all of Apple’s talk of being privacy-first, often its marketing speak doesn’t match up with what it’s actually doing. And the latest example? Well, it’s Apple apps on Big Sur bypassing firewalls and VPNs. I don’t need to tell you just how worrying this is. The issue was first spotted in the macOS Big Sur beta by Twitter user @mxswd all the way back in October. They had this to say: Some Apple apps bypass some network extensions and VPN Apps. Maps for example can directly access the internet bypassing any NEFilterDataProvider or NEAppProxyProviders you have running 😒 — Maxwell… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Apple For all of Apple’s talk of being privacy-first, often its marketing speak doesn’t match up with what it’s actually doing. And the latest example? Well, it’s Apple apps on Big Sur bypassing firewalls and VPNs. I don’t need to tell you just how worrying this is. The issue was first spotted in the macOS Big Sur beta by Twitter user @mxswd all the way back in October. They had this to say: Some Apple apps bypass some network extensions and VPN Apps. Maps for example can directly access the internet bypassing any NEFilterDataProvider or NEAppProxyProviders you have running 😒 — Maxwell… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Apple
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