Apple is improving iPhone security with new safety features designed to thwart sophisticated hackers.
Wall Street's main indexes struggled for direction on Wednesday, bouncing around in choppy trading as investors weighed potential recession fears linked to the pace of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy tightening and its effects on corporate America. The benchmark S&P 500 fell for the fifth straight session on Wednesday.
Apple Inc plans to allow users to more tightly lock down photos and notes stored on its iCloud service and require a physical security key when logging in from a new device, it said on Wednesday. The forthcoming options, along with another security measure for Apple's iMessage chat program, are particularly aimed at celebrities, journalists, activists, politicians and other high-profile individuals heavily targeted by hackers, the company said. U.S. users will be able to activate the free Advanced Data Protection for iCloud storage by the end of the year.