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Watch Out! First-Ever Word Macro Malware for Apple Mac OS Discovered in the Wild

Watch Out! First-Ever Word Macro Malware for Apple Mac OS Discovered in the Wild

February 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
After targeting Windows-based computers over the past few years, hackers are now shifting their interest to Macs as well. The emergence of...
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...
Hey, Apple User! Check If You are also Affected by the Sparkle Vulnerability

Hey, Apple User! Check If You are also Affected by the Sparkle Vulnerability

February 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A pair of new security vulnerabilities has been discovered in the framework used by a wide variety of Mac apps leaves them open to Man-i...
Apple's Mac OS X Still Open to Malware, Thanks Gatekeeper

Apple's Mac OS X Still Open to Malware, Thanks Gatekeeper

January 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Apple Mac Computers are considered to be much safer than Windows computers at keeping out the viruses and malware, but the new Exploit d...
Zero-Day Exploits for Stealing OS X and iOS Passwords

Zero-Day Exploits for Stealing OS X and iOS Passwords

June 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
I think you'll agree with me when I say: Apple devices are often considered to be more safe and secure than other devices that run o...
Cyber Espionage Group Ported Windows Malware to Mac

Cyber Espionage Group Ported Windows Malware to Mac

September 05, 2014Wang Wei
Till now we have seen a series of different malware targeting Windows operating system and not Mac, thanks to Apple in way it safeguard ...
Apple Devices Hacked by 'Oleg Pliss', held to Ransom

Apple Devices Hacked by 'Oleg Pliss', held to Ransom

May 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
From last few years Ransomware malwares are targeting Windows users Worldwide and experts predicted that it was just a matter of time u...
Apple Patches 22 Safari WebKit Vulnerabilities

Apple Patches 22 Safari WebKit Vulnerabilities

May 23, 2014Wang Wei
Apple has just released a pair of software updates for its Safari web browser addressing multiple Webkit vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, p...
Update Your Safari Browser to Patch Two Dozen of Critical Vulnerabilities

Update Your Safari Browser to Patch Two Dozen of Critical Vulnerabilities

April 02, 2014Swati Khandelwal
So, is your Safari Web Browser Updated?? Make sure you have the latest web browser updated for your Apple Macintosh systems, as Apple re...
Update Adobe Shockwave Player to fix Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

Update Adobe Shockwave Player to fix Critical Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

February 11, 2014Wang Wei
Adobe has released a security update to address critical vulnerabilities for Adobe Shockwave Player 12.0.7.148 and earlier versions o...
Mac OS X Flashback Trojan is still alive, recently infected 22,000 Apple machines

Mac OS X Flashback Trojan is still alive, recently infected 22,000 Apple machines

January 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Flashback Trojan, the most sophisticated piece of malware that infected over 600,000 Apple's Macs systems back in April, 2012 is sti...
Apple's own Encryption Mechanism allows hacker to create an Undetectable Mac OS X Malware

Apple's own Encryption Mechanism allows hacker to create an Undetectable Mac OS X Malware

October 07, 2013Mohit Kumar
In the past, there was a general belief that Macs is much more secure than Windows PCs, but now Mac malware is a serious threat to the ...
Apple Mac OS X Vulnerability enables Root User to Hackers by resetting the clock

Apple Mac OS X Vulnerability enables Root User to Hackers by resetting the clock

August 30, 2013Mohit Kumar
Do you think, because you’re using an Apple Mac , your data is safe from hackers ? Well, it is not true, there are dozens of security we...