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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.

David Balaban
David Balaban

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

Long-standing Safari bug could fuel misinformation campaigns

The mobile version of Safari is susceptible to a link-sharing feature flaw that could be abused to spread fake news headlines on a large scale.

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