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  1. Security
    November 25th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Write your passwords down to improve safety

    For many, many years, you’ve heard the advice: ‘Never write your passwords down.’ This is trumpeted at work, from online services, from financial institutions. Well, it’s...

  2. Security
    November 17th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Changing your Apple ID password – an adventure

    Over the weekend I received an invoice from Apple – not an unusual occurrence as I buy music, movies, apps and TV shows from the iTunes and App Stores with some frequency. However,...

  3. Security
    November 16th, 2015 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Protecting the end-points is key – and it starts with users

    According to its October 2015 earnings announcement Apple shipped a record 5.7 million Macs – and it’s not just home users that have developed a taste for Apple, with IBM announcing...

  4. Security
    November 5th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    iBackDoor – infected ads may make iOS vulnerable

    After yesterday’s news that an new variant of XcodeGhost has been found in the wild, we hear from FireEye that another iOS vulnerability, called iBackDoor, has been detected....

  5. Security
    November 4th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    XcodeGhost S – new variant hits enterprise users

    Security vendor FireEye has found “210 enterprises with XcodeGhost-infected applications running inside their networks, generating more than 28,000 attempts to connect to the...

  6. Security
    October 23rd, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    1Password is still secure, but you can reduce a potential risk

    Dale Myers posted a blog entry a few days ago about a problem he’d found in 1Password: while passwords in AgileBits’ vaults were secure, metadata was stored in the clear. And...

  7. Security
    October 20th, 2015 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple pulls data mining apps

    App analytics firm SourceDNA just discovered evidence that hundreds of apps in the iOS App Store are collecting a whole bunch of identifying data about you in violation of Apple’s...

  8. Security
    October 19th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Yahoo kills passwords

    Yahoo! is trying something new: telling its users to bypass a password entirely in favour of a smartphone app through which a user grants access when a login is attempted. This seems...

  9. Security
    October 9th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    OS X security confidence low… so what?

    Every now and then a press release comes through our inbox that grabs our attention. This morning, a release came through with some research from endpoint security firm Alecto. One...

  10. Security
    October 8th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Apple’s new two-factor authentication bumps up security and ease of use

    Apple has a new, easier-to-use, and more robust system to protect your login if you’re running the latest major OS release and the latest iTunes on every device connected to the same...

  11. Security
    September 25th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    XcodeGhost: App Store malware shows the weakest links and Apple’s advantage

    As malware goes, XcodeGhost is unimpressive. Bundled into versions of Apple’s Xcode development environment for iOS, OS X, and watchOS, XcodeGhost was distributed within China,...

  12. Security
    September 25th, 2015 by Macworld Australia Staff
    XcodeGhost Q and A released by Apple, reminds developers to play safe

    Apple has published a document that answers some questions about the iOS malware XcodeGhost. The questions it answers are: I’ve heard about malicious apps created by XcodeGhost...

  13. Security
    September 24th, 2015 by Lucian Constantin
    Thousands of iOS apps infected by XcodeGhost

    The impact of iOS app developers unknowingly using a rogue version of the Xcode development tool is turning out to be greater than initially thought: early reports listed just 39 apps...

  14. Security
    September 21st, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    App Store infected – XcodeGhost infects apps

    Developers using counterfeited versions of Xcode have been used as mules to ship malware into apps being submitted into the App Store during the submission process. Although their apps...

  15. Security
    September 14th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    Take secure steps in upgrading to iOS 9

    Here’s what you need to know about security when you’re updating your iPhone and iPad. iOS 9 is nigh upon us! It’s time to review steps you can take to ensure your privacy,...

  16. Security
    September 9th, 2015 by Ian Paul
    Severe external drive vulnerability prompts Seagate to issue emergency patch

    Watch out Seagate wireless external hard drive owners—your peripheral may have serious flaws in it that will open your files to malicious attackers. The good news is Seagate has already...

  17. Security
    September 1st, 2015 by Jeremy Kirk
    Apple ID credentials stolen – iOS malware threatens jailbreakers

    Credentials for more than 225,000 Apple accounts have been stolen by sophisticated malware that targets modified iOS devices, according to Palo Alto Networks. The malware, which is...

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