Apple’s new iOS 10 recently made headlines after MIT Technology Review revealed that the company had left the kernel of the mobile operating system unencrypted.
Yes, the first developer preview of iOS 10 released at WWDC has an unencrypted kernel.
When the headline broke, some of the users were surprised enough that they assumed Apple had made a mistake by leaving unencrypted kernel in iOS
Apple has patched a remote code execution vulnerability in its AirPort base stations, AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule.
Apple released security updates for iOS, OS X and Safari, patching a number of kernel-level code-execution vulnerabilities.
“I’m going for Apple because it’s a lot more secure than Windows” is one of the arguments you might have heard when talking about malware and operating systems. But total security is a myth.
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MacKeeper anti-virus company is making headlines today for its lax security that exposed the database of 13 Million Mac users’ records including names, email addresses, usernames, password hashes, IP addresses, phone numbers, and system information.
MacKeeper is a suite of software that claims to make Apple Macs more secure and stable, but today the anti-virus itself need some extra
Italian researcher Luca Todesco explains how exploiting two vulnerabilities in OS X gain enable root access for a hacker. He won’t, however, say why he went public with details and exploit code before Apple patched.
Apple released hordes of patches for OS X, iOS, Safari and iOS Server, including fixes for the DYLD vulnerability disclosed in July.
At Black Hat, researchers are expected to disclose new firmware attacks that work against OS X and self replicated to Thunderbolt peripherals.
OS X security researcher Patrick Wardle is expected at Black Hat to demonstrate how to write advanced Mac malware, including Gatekeeper and Xprotect bypasses, in hopes of raising awareness to the current state of OS malware detection.