There is a vulnerability buried deep in the firmware of many Apple laptops that could allow an attacker to overwrite the machine’s BIOS and install a rootkit, gaining complete control of the Mac. The vulnerability lies in the UEFI system on some older MacBooks, and researcher Pedro Vilaca discovered that after a MacBook is put to[…]
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Apple announced that it will block out of date versions of Flash Player after a major update to the Adobe software two weeks ago.
What happens when you build a watch that is essentially an absurdly powerful computer that also tells time? You have to patch that watch. And that’s what Apple has done for the first time, releasing a long list of fixes for security problems with the Apple Watch OS. At least one of the vulnerabilities can[…]
A coalition of 150 tech companies and privacy champions sent a letter to President Obama urging him to reject any proposals mandating backdoor access to software and devices.
The MacKeeper OS X and iOS performance and security utility has been patched against a remote code execution zero day vulnerability.
Apple has issued a series of bulletins for its Safari browser fixing various security vulnerabilities in its WebKit rendering engine.
SAN FRANCISCO–For years, Apple has enjoyed a pretty good reputation among users for the security of its products. That halo has been enhanced by the addition of new security features such as Gatekeeper and XProtect to OS X recently, but one researcher said that all of those protections are simple to bypass and gaining persistence[…]
Researchers stumbled upon a vulnerability recently that can force any iPhone or iPad into a perpetual reboot loop.
Apple recently fixed a cookie vulnerability that existed in all versions of Safari – iOS, OS X, and Windows – that may have affected 1 billion devices.