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Xcode projects weaponized to distribute Mac malware

A sneaky strain of malware dubbed XCSSET is doing the rounds via poisoned Xcode projects, mostly affecting Safari and other browsers running on a victim’s Mac.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Macros vs macOS: advanced exploit chain targeting Macs

Well-known researcher unveils a new powerful exploit that allows executing malicious Office macros on a Mac computer with zero user interaction.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Researcher unveils a new macOS security flaw

A developer has found a vulnerability that allows an attacker to bypass privacy protections in macOS Mojave and later versions of the operating system.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Safari 14 will introduce Face ID and Touch ID for the web

Apple is bridging the gap between its proprietary biometric authentication features and websites for a seamless sign-in experience not relying on passwords.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Malware authors use a new trick to circumvent macOS Catalina defenses

Security researchers discovered an unusual malware campaign targeting Mac computers that gets around the security mechanisms built into macOS Catalina.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple launches a new project to boost password security

Apple is up to enhancing its users’ authentication practices by releasing a list of password criteria for developers and password management services.

David Balaban
David Balaban