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Self-destructing messages received on 'Signal for Mac' can be recovered later

Self-destructing messages received on 'Signal for Mac' can be recovered later

May 09, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It turns out that macOS client for the popular end-to-end encrypted messaging app Signal fails to properly delete disappearing (self-dest...
15-Year-Old Apple macOS 0-Day Kernel Flaw Disclosed, Allows Root Access

15-Year-Old Apple macOS 0-Day Kernel Flaw Disclosed, Allows Root Access

January 01, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A security researcher on New Year's eve made public the details of an unpatched security vulnerability in Apple's macOS operating...
Apple macOS High Sierra Exploit Lets Hackers Steal Keychain Passwords in Plaintext

Apple macOS High Sierra Exploit Lets Hackers Steal Keychain Passwords in Plaintext

September 25, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Apple yesterday rolled out a new version of its macOS operating system, dubbed High Sierra 10.13 —a few hours before an ex-NSA hacker pub...
Beware of Windows/MacOS/Linux Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

Beware of Windows/MacOS/Linux Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

August 24, 2017Mohit Kumar
If you came across any Facebook message with a video link sent by anyone, even your friend — just don’t click on it. Security researche...
Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers

Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers

July 24, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Yes, even Mac could also get viruses that could silently spy on its users. So, if you own a Mac and think you are immune to malware, you ...
New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic

New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic

April 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Many people believe that they are much less likely to be bothered by malware if they use a Mac computer, but is it really true? Unfortuna...
Apple update removes Java plugin from OS X browsers

Apple update removes Java plugin from OS X browsers

October 19, 2012Mohit Kumar
Apple has discontinued its own Java plugin, issuing an 'update' that removes it from MacOS and encourages users to instead download ...