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All New Privacy and Security Features Coming in macOS 10.14 Mojave

All New Privacy and Security Features Coming in macOS 10.14 Mojave

June 05, 2018Mohit Kumar
At Worldwide Developer Conference 2018 on Monday, Apple announced the next version of its macOS operating system, and it's called Moj...
A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac

A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac

February 15, 2018Wang Wei
Only a single character can crash your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as popular apps like WhatsApp, Faceboo...
Newly Discovered Mac Malware with Ancient Code Spying on Biotech Firms

Newly Discovered Mac Malware with Ancient Code Spying on Biotech Firms

January 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a rare piece of Mac-based espionage malware that relies on outdated coding practices but has been us...
5-year-old Skype Backdoor Discovered — Mac OS X Users Urged to Update

5-year-old Skype Backdoor Discovered — Mac OS X Users Urged to Update

December 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Those innocent-looking apps in your smartphone can secretly spy on your communications or could allow hackers to do so. Hard to believe...
Apple Tracks Who You're Chatting Using iMessage — and Shares that Data with Police

Apple Tracks Who You're Chatting Using iMessage — and Shares that Data with Police

September 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Doing conversations with your friend on iMessage and thinking that they are safe and out of reach from anyone else other than you and you...
Warning! This Cross-Platform Malware Can Hack Windows, Linux and OS X Computers

Warning! This Cross-Platform Malware Can Hack Windows, Linux and OS X Computers

September 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Unlike specially crafted malware specifically developed to take advantage of Windows operating system platform, cyber attackers have star...
Update your Mac OS X — Apple has released Important Security Updates

Update your Mac OS X — Apple has released Important Security Updates

September 01, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you own a Mac laptop or desktop, you need to update your system right now. It turns out that the critical zero-day security vulnerab...
Researcher releases Free Ransomware Detection Tool for Mac OS X Users

Researcher releases Free Ransomware Detection Tool for Mac OS X Users

April 20, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief: Introducing  RansomWhere , a free generic ransomware detection tool for Mac OS X users that can identify ransomware-like beh...
China wants Apple's Source Code, but the Company Refused

China wants Apple's Source Code, but the Company Refused

April 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Apple's head of legal has denied all rumors about providing its complete source code or any backdoor to the Chinese gover...
Here's the Exploit to Bypass Apple Security Feature that Fits in a Tweet

Here's the Exploit to Bypass Apple Security Feature that Fits in a Tweet

March 31, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Did you install the latest update OS X 10.11.4? If yes, then you might be wondering with a fact that the Apple had delivered an inef...
Mac OS X Zero-Day Exploit Can Bypass Apple's Latest Protection Feature

Mac OS X Zero-Day Exploit Can Bypass Apple's Latest Protection Feature

March 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A critical zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in all versions of Apple's OS X operating system that allows hackers to exploi...
Ransom32 — First JavaScript-powered Ransomware affecting Windows, Mac and Linux

Ransom32 — First JavaScript-powered Ransomware affecting Windows, Mac and Linux

January 04, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Here's New Year's first Ransomware: Ransom32 . A new Ransomware-as-a-service, dubbed Ransom32 , has been spotted that for th...
13 Million MacKeeper Users Hacked — 21 GB of Data Exposed

13 Million MacKeeper Users Hacked — 21 GB of Data Exposed

December 14, 2015Mohit Kumar
MacKeeper anti-virus company is making headlines today for its lax security that exposed the database of 13 Million Mac users' recor...
VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

November 19, 2015Mohit Kumar
Do Mac Computers Get Viruses? Yes, Of Course, they do!  According to stats, malware for MAC OS X has appeared five times more in...
AirDrop Bug in Apple iOS and OSX allows Hackers to Install Malware Silently

AirDrop Bug in Apple iOS and OSX allows Hackers to Install Malware Silently

September 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
With the launch of iOS 9, Apple gave us an ultimate reason to upgrade our Apple devices to its new operating system. The latest iOS ...
Apple Mac OS X Hits by Two Unpatched Zero-day Flaws

Apple Mac OS X Hits by Two Unpatched Zero-day Flaws

August 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Few days after Apple patched the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE privilege-escalation vulnerability in OS X Yosemite, hackers have their hands on a...
Thunderstrike 2: World's First Firmware Worm That Infects Mac Computers Without Detection

Thunderstrike 2: World's First Firmware Worm That Infects Mac Computers Without Detection

August 04, 2015Mohit Kumar
If you think Apple’s Mac computers are much more secure than Windows-powered systems, you need to think again. This isn’t true, and secu...
Unpatched Mac OS X Zero-day Bug Allows Root Access Without Password

Unpatched Mac OS X Zero-day Bug Allows Root Access Without Password

August 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Hackers have their hands on something of your concern. A severe zero-day vulnerability in the latest, fully patched version of Apple'...
Untethered TaiG Jailbreak Tool for iOS 8.4 [Mac OS X version] Released

Untethered TaiG Jailbreak Tool for iOS 8.4 [Mac OS X version] Released

August 02, 2015Wang Wei
Good news for iOS 8.4 users! The Chinese jailbreaking team TaiG has finally released its long-awaited Untethered Jailbreak tool for App...
Apple Releases dozens of Security Updates to Fix OS X and iOS Flaws

Apple Releases dozens of Security Updates to Fix OS X and iOS Flaws

July 01, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Apple has released updates to patch dozens of security vulnerabilities in iOS and OS X Yosemite operating system. The updates includ...