Apple has released earlier today a quick batch of updates meant to fix security-related bugs in macOS, iOS, and the Safari browser.
Symantec researchers have found a loophole in how iPhone users pair devices with Mac workstations and laptops. They say attackers can exploit this flaw —which they named Trustjacking— to take over devices without the phone owner's knowledge.
Simone Margaritelli, the VP of Research at Zimperium, has created a Linux port of Little Snitch, a popular macOS firewall application. Named OpenSnitch, the Linux port works on the same principles of the Mac version, being a host-based firewall that notifies users when apps attempt to initiate new outgoing network connections.
macOS High Sierra 10.13.4, the latest macOS version released on March 29, breaks support for many externally-connected displays, according to users of four popular app & driver providers.
Coldroot, a remote access trojan (RAT), is still undetectable by most antivirus engines, despite being uploaded and freely available on GitHub for almost two years.
Apple delivered on a promise made last week to publish updates for a bug that crashed Mac and iOS applications that included the " జ్ఞా " Indian Telugu character.
A character from the Indian Telugu language will crash multiple applications on iOS and macOS, an Italian blogger has discovered.
Malicious app developers can secretly abuse a macOS API function to take screenshots of the user's screen and then use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to programmatically read the text found in the image.
On January 23, 2018, Apple released a third set of updates for macOS that backported previous Meltdown patches to older versions of the macOS operating system.
Reminiscent of the old "Effective Power" bug that has long caused iMessage apps to crash on iOS devices, a new bug nicknamed chaiOS has surfaced this week with similar repercussions.
An open-source cross-platform version of PowerShell, called PowerShell Core 6.0, has been released by Microsoft that not only runs on Windows, but runs on macOS and Linux as well. Going forward, this version is going to be the actively developed with the original PowerShell only receiving security updates.
We are barely two weeks into 2018, and security researchers have already spotted the first new Mac malware strain this year. Called OSX/MaMi, all evidence points that this is still a work in progress, but one that comes with some pretty intrusive features, if ever completed and activated.
A bug has been discovered in macOS 10.13.2 that allows you to unlock the App Store system preferences using any username and password as long as you are logged in as a local admin. This means that if your account is an admin and you leave the computer unattended, anyone can change App Store settings on the Mac without your knowledge.
Apple has released today security updates to mitigate the effects of the Spectre vulnerability that affects processors deployed with Apple devices such as smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers.
Apple has finally released an official statement on the company's mitigations status regarding the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.
Cyber-security firm Cybereason says it received multiple cease and desist letters from an Israeli company they suspect of being behind the OSX/Pirrit adware strain.
Google security researcher Ian Beer has published proof-of-concept code for a rooting exploit that works both iOS and macOS devices.