Apple brings end-to-end encryption to Safari Bookmarks: Report

one Apple It appears that end-to-end Safari browser bookmarks are encrypted with the rollout of iOS 15, as 9to5Mac reports. The report is based on claims made by Reddit user SoleSolace on the social platform that a file Safari Bookmarks Listed as end-to-end encrypted in a file iCloud security overview.
Here’s what he had to say about Safari bookmarks getting end-to-end encryption.
first only history of safari And icloud tab He. The update happened between September 19 and 25 (probably coinciding with the release of iOS 15).
It no longer specifically calls out the iOS version requiring each individual service to be end-to-end encrypted. So, I’m curious if bookmark sync works between iOS 15 and iOS 14 or Safari 14 on macOS.
The iCloud Security page lists Safari History, Tab Groups, and end-to-end encrypted iCloud Tabs. Tab groups can be what they call bookmarks.
Safari bookmarks getting end-to-end encryption seems like a hidden detail on iOS 15. A list of end-to-end encrypted services and apps can be viewed by Apple by visiting the iCloud Security Overview page. This includes data and services such as Apple Card transactions, health data, home data, Keychain, card favorites, Memoji, messages in iCloud, payment information, keyboard vocabulary QuickType acquired, and more. Safari Bookmarks is a new addition to this list.
When end-to-end encryption is enabled for a particular feature or service, you must use two-factor authentication (2FA) for your Apple ID and set a password on your Apple device. Apple advises users to update software on their devices in a timely manner, use 2FA for Apple ID, and use Password/Password/FaceID/TouchID to protect their data.

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