Apple OS X

Thunderstrike Patch Slated for New OS X Build

In addition to patching the three Project Zero vulnerabilities disclosed last week, Apple is apparently readying a fix for the Thunderstrike boot attack as well, something that will purportedly rid all Macs running Yosemite of the issue.

Apple has released a patch for a number of critical flaws in its Java implementation in Mac OS X, and users are being encouraged to update their machines as soon as possible. The most serious of the 11 vulnerabilities fixed in the Java update can allow an attacker to bypass the sandbox and run arbitrary code.

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