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Apple publishes annual update of its Platform Security documentation

The refreshed security round-up highlights Mac M1 architecture defenses, tweaks in biometrics, safe app usage practices, and more.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Google fixes an actively exploited zero-day bug in Chrome

A recent Chrome update takes care of a high-risk flaw that could have been weaponized by North Korean threat actors in attacks against security researchers.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple patches more than 60 macOS vulnerabilities in one fell swoop

The latest security updates for macOS Big Sur, Catalina, and Mojave address dozens of loopholes in multiple services, including Safari, Kernel, and WebKit.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Adware remains the largest blot in the Mac threat landscape

According to recent findings of security professionals, Mac malware operators continue to cash in on adware attacks that hinge on human error.

David Balaban
David Balaban

macOS 11.2 will stop Apple’s apps from circumventing third-party firewalls and VPNs

Apple pulls the plug on a macOS Big Sur feature that gave its proprietary services the green light to get around third-party security and privacy tools.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Mac cryptominer uses offbeat anti-analysis tricks to stay undetected

White hats have demystified a five-year-old Mac cryptomining campaign that hinges on a hugely unorthodox technique to fly under the radar.

David Balaban
David Balaban