Since I can’t cover everything, I like to offer a daily round-up of must-read articles from some other great websites. To wit:

° From 9to5Mac: The British government has backed a call by the country’s security services for client-side scanning for child sexual abuse material – aka Apple’s CSAM approach.

° From MacRumors: Apple will begin to use a new and longer serial number format for  the iPhone, Mac, Apple Watch, and other product repair parts starting October 1, a few weeks following the expected launch of the new iPhone 14, Apple Watch Series 8, and other new products.

° From The Guardian: Israel’s NSO Group, which makes the globally controversial Pegasus spyware said on Sunday its CEO Shalev Hulio would step down as part of a reorganization.

° From The Elec: Apple and LG have entered a long-term patent use agreement.

° From The Mac Observer: Researchers discovered the North Korean Lazarus hackers have been targeting Apple Mac users. The group has been posting fake job advertisements containing malicious files that infect users’ MacBooks.

° From Cult of Mac: Apple may be making one of the most-requested iPad changes. In Apple’s upcoming budget tablet, the front-facing camera is reportedly moving from a short edge of the display to a long edge, which would put it near the top of the tablet in landscape mode.

Article provided with permission from AppleWorld.Today