Google said today that starting March 31, 2017, Safe Browsing will show a special message if the user is attempting to download software known to modify Google Chrome settings, or attempting to inject ads in the user's browsing experience.
A newly discovered ransomware family calling itself Patcher is targeting macOS users, but according to security researchers from ESET, who discovered the ransomware last week, Patcher bungles the encryption process and leaves affected users with no way of recovering their files.
Apple appears to have been keeping deleted browser history in users' iCloud accounts, for as long as a year, according to Vladimir Katalov, CEO of ElcomSoft, a company that makes forensics and data recovery tools for Apple products.
Experts from Sudo Security Group have discovered that at least 76 of the most popular iOS apps available through Apple's App Store have failed to properly implement TLS encryption and expose their users to silent MitM (Man-in-the-Middle) attacks.
Following the public disclosure of a security flaw in the iCloud Activation Lock web page that allowed phone thieves to reactivate devices to other Apple user accounts, the company has decided to shut down the page for the time being.
Apple has recently patched macOS against possible attacks from a backdoor trojan discovered by Malwarebytes, which Apple engineers call Fruitfly, and Malwarebytes detects as OSX.Backdoor.Quimitchin.
Today Apple released the GarageBand 10.1.5.1 and Logic Pro X 10.3 updates to fix a critical vulnerability in both program that could lead to remote code execution.
Foxconn, the Chinese hardware manufacturer that builds chips for Apple's iPhone and iPad devices, is currently overhauling its entire factories and replacing most of its workforce with robots.
After announcing earlier this year plans to force all iOS app developers to deploy HTTPS starting with 2017, Apple postponed its deadline indefinetly, to give app makers more time to migrate their app and backend infrastructures.
Russian investigative experts sent to Turkey to help with the investigation into the assassination of Andrey Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, are attempting to crack the killer's iPhone, but doing it without asking Apple for help.
Today Apple released the macOS Sierra 10.12.2, iTunes 12.5.4, Safari 10.0.2, and iCloud for Windows 6.1 updates that include fixes for numerous vulnerabilities. Many of these vulnerabilities are shared throughout multiple Apple products.
Today Apple released iOS 10.2, tvOS 10.1, and watchOS 3.11 updates, which include a total of 15 security fixes as well as new features such as the new TV app anew emojis.. Of the 15 security updates, 4 of them resolve code execution vulnerabilities.
Two researchers have found a way to bypass the Apple Activation Lock on both iPhones and iPads, running the two most recent versions of iOS, 10.1 and 10.1.1.