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Apple Pay may soon get an extra security layer

Evidence suggests that iOS 14 will likely introduce a Wallet feature allowing users to complete in-store purchases via QR codes aside from NFC.

David Balaban
David Balaban

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.

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

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

Apple is stepping up app verification through new App Attest API

The DeviceCheck feature will get an overhaul in iOS 14, with the all-new App Attest API being added for more effective defenses against security threats.

David Balaban
David Balaban