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  1. Security
    August 18th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Hacker decrypts Secure Enclave firmware

    The Secure Enclave chip in your iPhone, iPad or recently released MacBook Pro is a core part of Apple’s system security. That chip is used to verify lots of secure interactions,...

  2. Security
    July 25th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Update to iOS 10.3.3 now: Apple patches serious Wi-Fi exploit

    iOS users should update immediately to version 10.3.3 to eliminate the risk of a Wi-Fi-based exploit that can be carried out by an attacker in proximity to a device – or potentially...

  3. Security
    July 4th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    macOS High Sierra: The new Safari takes steps to reduce persistent user tracking, but is it enough?

    In macOS High Sierra, third parties will have a more difficult time sharing any tracking information via Safari. It’s all part of Apple’s approach to privacy, and it’s not...

  4. Security
    May 23rd, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Apple’s new iCloud security requirements: How it affects you and the software you use

    If you use iCloud for email, calendar events or contacts with any apps other than those made by Apple, and you haven’t upgraded the security on your account to use two-factor authentication...

  5. Security
    May 18th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Don’t Panic: Breach at software developer shouldn’t affect its customers or its future

    Long-time software developer Panic alerted its customers on Wednesday via a blog post about the theft of a large portion of the source code to its Mac and iOS apps. The company maintains...

  6. Security
    May 9th, 2017 by Lucian Constantin
    Trojan malware infests official HandBrake for Mac downloads

    Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained...

  7. Security
    May 2nd, 2017 by Lucian Constantin
    Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic

    A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic to steal sensitive information. The new program, dubbed OSX/Dok by researchers from...

  8. Security
    March 24th, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Secure your iCloud account – now!

    Over the last week, there have been reports of a gang, calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family, promising to delete data from millions of iCloud accounts. Apple’s response...

  9. Security
    March 23rd, 2017 by Anthony Caruana
    Apple responds to hacker threat

    iCloud users have been on ternterhooks, hoping their accounts haven’t been compromised. A recent threat, levelled by a group calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family (bad gipsy...

  10. Security
    March 23rd, 2017 by Lucian Constantin
    Hackers threaten to wipe millions of Apple devices, demand ransom

    A group of hackers is threatening to wipe data from millions of Apple devices in two weeks if the company doesn’t pay them $150,000. The group, which calls itself the Turkish Crime Family,...

  11. Security
    March 17th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Don’t shy from secure end-to-end messaging apps in light of recent news

    Talking recently with a colleague in the security research side of things, they noted, “Funny – we’ve come full circle moving from phone numbers to social media handles now...

  12. Security
    March 10th, 2017 by Macworld Australia Staff
    WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with Apple, other tech companies

    After WikiLeaks dumped more than 8,000 documents leaked from inside the CIA’s Centre for Cyber Intelligence, Apple said it had already fixed most of the exploits the agency had found...

  13. Security
    March 9th, 2017 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple has already fixed most of the iOS exploits the CIA used

    WikiLeaks is back at it again, this time with more than 8,700 leaked documents apparently from inside the CIA’s Centre for Cyber Intelligence. According to those documents, the CIA...

  14. Security
    March 3rd, 2017 by Lucian Constantin
    Chrome for MacOS will block rogue ad injections and settings changes

    Google has expanded its Safe Browsing service, allowing Google Chrome on macOS to better protect users from programs that locally inject ads into webpages or that change the browser’s...

  15. Security
    February 28th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Lock the lock screen out of revealing secrets and listening to Siri

    A Twitter user recounted a familiar story of a lost iPhone that resonated with a lot of people just a few days ago. The person behind @afronomics_ said she found another woman’s phone...

  16. Security
    February 23rd, 2017 by Lucian Constantin
    New macOS ransomware spotted in the wild

    A new file-encrypting ransomware program for macOS is being distributed through BitTorrent websites, and users who fall victim to it won’t be able to recover their files, even if...

  17. Security
    January 16th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to browse privately and avoid persistent tracking on a Mac, iPhone and iPad

    Say you find yourself using the web on a strange computer – maybe one owned by a relative or friend, or in a library or school. When using a computer or other device that you don’t...

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