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.
Apple enforces new rigid app privacy requirements
From now on, developers will have to be fair and square about their privacy practices when submitting new apps or updates to Apple’s App Store.
Unencrypted Gatekeeper data puts Mac users’ privacy at risk
Gatekeeper, the technology that’s meant to protect Macs against malware, could expose users’ personal data due to a questionably safe data transfer mechanism.
Vietnamese state-sponsored malware campaign targeting Macs
Researchers have unearthed a new Mac backdoor sample in the wild that’s believed to have ties with a Vietnamese state-funded cybercrime group OceanLotus.
macOS Big Sur: release date, compatible devices list, and security updates
With macOS 11 Big Sur official release being likely around the corner, let’s go over the list of supported Macs and its game-changing security features.
Malicious apps fly under the radar of Apple’s notarization mechanism, again
Operators of the OSX/MacOffers Mac adware family have duped Apple’s automated security checks into notarizing six rogue apps posing as Flash installers.
Dozens of security loopholes discovered in Apple’s services
A crew of ethical hackers have probed Apple’s proprietary web infrastructure and spotted a host of flaws, some of them categorized as critical.
Recent macOS Mojave security update got out of hand
A buggy security update for macOS Mojave has caused numerous users to struggle with sluggish performance and other serious errors.
Crooks hoodwink Apple into green-lighting adware apps
The authors of notorious Mac adware found a workaround to fool Apple’s app notarization mechanism into allowing their code to run on Macs.
Apple is slow to patch a Safari flaw that leads to data theft
A security enthusiast has published details on a Safari vulnerability Apple was planning to fix only a year after acknowledging the reported bug.