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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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,...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. Security
    January 13th, 2017 by Ian Paul
    How to quickly check that your home IoT devices are secure

    You’ve spent a good amount of time getting Alexa to properly activate your wireless speakers, living room lights and smart cam, but is your new IoT setup secure? BullGuard has a quick...

  12. Security
    January 13th, 2017 by Glenn Fleishman
    Lock down your Mac with system and networking monitoring tools

    Any malware powerful enough to overcome the defences that Apple built to resist incursions may also be powerful enough to hide its traces. That’s not quite an axiom of security, but...

  13. Security
    December 19th, 2016 by Lucian Constantin
    Apple’s macOS file encryption easily bypassed without the latest fixes

    Without the macOS update released last week, Apple’s disk encryption can be easily defeated by connecting a specially crafted device to a locked MacBook. The attack is possible because...

  14. Security
    November 30th, 2016 by Glenn Fleishman
    How a little iOS magic in every new Touch Bar adds security

    For years, people have speculated about whether Apple would ditch macOS in favour of iOS, shedding desktops and turning laptops into something like an iPad Pro in a fixed clamshell....

  15. Security
    November 22nd, 2016 by Glenn Fleishman
    A USB dongle can hijack all your web accounts and router in 30 seconds, even if your computer is locked

    A proof of concept from security researcher and software developer Samy Kamkar shows that macOS, Windows, and Linux computers can have any previously active web logins hijacked merely...

  16. Security
    November 18th, 2016 by Ian Paul
    Apple saves iPhone call history to iCloud, but barely mentions it

    Modern smartphones make it easy to back up all your data to the cloud so you can keep it synced across devices, or download it to a new phone. That can have unfortunate consequences,...

  17. Security
    November 4th, 2016 by Glenn Fleishman
    First look: Little Flocker and BlockBlock help monitor your Mac’s security

    Recently, I noted a couple of new kinds of tools that would be available for macOS that go beyond Apple’s built-in support to block malicious activity and protect your files....

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