A bug in the standalone mail client for both iOS and OSX could allow an attacker to load external HTML and make it easy to carry out convincing phishing attacks on unsuspecting users.
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Apple is encouraging developers who create apps for iOS to begin moving their apps to an HTTPS-only model as soon as possible in an effort to thwart eavesdropping on insecure, plaintext HTTP connections. The move is yet one more sign that major Internet and technology companies are becoming ever more resistant to large-scale, passive surveillance[…]
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[…]
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[…]