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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.

David Balaban
David Balaban

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.

David Balaban
David Balaban

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.

David Balaban
David Balaban

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.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Researchers found an unfixable bug in Apple’s T2 Security Chip

A team of hackers has recently brought jailbreak-style techniques to the Mac by exploiting an unorthodox flaw in the T2 Security Chip.

David Balaban
David Balaban

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.

David Balaban
David Balaban