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Apple Is Going to Make It Harder to Hack iPhones With Zero-Click Attacks

Multiple exploit developers tell Motherboard an upcoming change in iOS could make zero-click exploits harder to pull off.

Mysterious Silver Sparrow Malware Found Nesting on 30K Macs

A second malware that targets Macs with Apple's in-house M1 chip is infecting machines worldwide — but it's unclear why.

What’s Going on With Apple’s iOS Security Flaws?

Apple is usually known for how much it values user privacy, and the lengths it goes to secure their data. Which is why pretty much everyone was surprised to hear that iOS actually had some serious vulnerabilities which hackers could have easily exploited. If this is the first time you’re hearing about this, we’ll tell […]

Apple Fixes 3 exploited iOS vulnerabilities in iOS 14.4 emergency update

Update now! Apple releases security updates for iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS with fixes for three security vulnerabilities actively exploited in the wild.

Apple Kills MacOS Feature Allowing Apps to Bypass Firewalls

Apple has removed a contentious macOS feature that allowed some Apple apps to bypass content filters, VPNs and third-party firewalls. The feature, first uncovered in November in a beta release of the macOS Big Sur feature, was called “ContentFilterExclusionList” and included a list of at least 50 Apple apps – including Maps, Music, FaceTime, the App Store and its software update service. It has been recently removed in macOS Big Sur versions 11.2, Apple experts pointed out this week.

iPhones of multiple Al Jazeera journalists hit by a zero-click hack

According to a report, dozens of journalists - mostly from Al Jazeera - had their iPhones hacked via an Israeli firm's spyware. Four attackers have been linked to the UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Flaw allowed iPhone hacking remotely through wi-fi

Researchers have revealed a flaw that allowed Apple iPhones to be hacked from afar without the owner doing anything. Google Project Zero researcher Ian Beer has revealed how attackers could steal emails, photos, messages - and even access the camera and microphone. The vulnerability has been fixed in an update since May this year.

Apple to Deliver 'Privacy Labels' for Apps, Revealing Data-Sharing Details

Developers will have to reveal how data is shared with any “third-party partners,” which include analytics tools, advertising networks, third-party SDKs or other external vendors.

Update Now! Apple patches three actively exploited iOS zero-days

Update Now! Apple has patched today three iOS zero-day vulnerabilities actively exploited in the wild and affecting iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices.

Apple added a secret button to your iPhone, and you may not have even noticed

Your iPhone got a new button last month, and you may not have even noticed. Back Tap turns the entire back of your iPhone into a giant touch-sensitive button that you can double or triple tap to trigger specific functions on your phone.

Malicious Apps Repeatedly Bypassed Apple App Notarization

Multiple apps containing malware repeatedly bypassed Apple's app notarization security scan in a recent wave. Apple revoked Developer ID. Bryan watch out!

Windows GravityRAT Malware Now Also Targets macOS and Android Devices

A Windows-based remote access Trojan believed to be designed by Pakistani hacker groups to infiltrate computers and steal users' data has resurfaced after a two-year span with retooled capabilities to target Android and macOS devices.

Wormable Apple iCloud Bug Allows Automatic Photo Theft

Ethical hackers so far have earned nearly $300K in payouts from the Apple bug-bounty program for discovering 55 bugs, 11 of them critical, during a three-month hack.

Unpatched Apple T2 Chip Flaw Plagues Macs

A researcher is claiming that Apple devices – with a macOS operating system and a T2 security chip – are open to an exploit that could give bad actors root access. A fix has not been issued by Apple.

Apple fixes iPhone Wi-Fi and default apps issues in iOS 14.0.1

Apple has released iOS 14.0.1 to fix iPhone issues plaguing users since the release of iOS 14.

iOS 14: New privacy and security features

Apple has released iOS 14, with a bucketload of new and improved functional features and a handful of privacy and security ones.

Safari 14: New privacy and security features

Apple has released Safari 14, which features many functional improvements, a Privacy Report, and does not support Adobe Flash anymore.

Apple Patches Critical Bug Impacting iPhone, iPad and iPod

Update your iPhones and iPads now! Release of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 brings fixes 11 bugs, some rated high-severity.

Hands on with iOS 14's new data breach notification feature

With the release of iOS 14, Apple has introduced a new feature that warns users when their stored passwords have been compromised in data breaches.

Apple Accidentally Notarizes Shlayer Malware Used in Adware Campaign

Apple accidentally approved one of the most popular Mac malware threats – OSX.Shlayer – as part of its security notarization process. The notarized malware payloads were discovered in a recent MacOS adware campaign, disguised as Adobe Flash Player updates.

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