Browsing Category: Apple

Apple Phishing Scams on the Rise

Categories: Apple, Social Engineering

Apple has one of the more gilded consumer brands and the company spends a lot of time and money to keep it that way. Consumers love Apple. Scammers and attackers do too, though, and security researchers in recent months have seen a major spike in the volume of phishing emails abusing Apple’s brand, most of which are focused on stealing users’ Apple IDs and payment information.


Apple Patches Mass of Security Bugs in OS X and Safari

Categories: Apple, Vulnerabilities

Apple has updated both OS X and its Safari browser, fixing a pile of security vulnerabilities, many of which can be used for remote code execution. The release of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 includes patches for more than 30 bugs, most notably a set of fixes for vulnerabilities in Ruby, some of which are being exploited at this point.