In this special edition Threatpost editor-in-chief Dennis Fisher talks with founding editor, Ryan Naraine about Mac security. They discuss why it took longer for the security community to understand the vulnerabilities of the Mac and when these conversations started. You’ll hear how cybercriminals are targeting OS X more than ever before and what you need to know to protect yourself from an attack.
Apple has hired cryptography pioneer Jon Callas for a third time. Callas, who previously at Apple helped design and implement encryption systems for Macs, was most recently at Silent Circle.
Apple on Monday rolled out a series of patches for nearly all of its operating systems, including fixes for March’s DROWN vulnerability in OS X and a lockscreen bypass vulnerability in iOS.
Twitter has asked its business partner Dataminr to no longer provide it services to the U.S. intelligence community.