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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.

Adobe Warns Windows, MacOS Users of Critical Acrobat and Reader Flaws

Update Acrobat now! Adobe has fixed critical-severity flaws tied to four CVEs in the Windows and macOS versions of its Acrobat and Reader family of application software services. The vulnerabilities could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on affected products.

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.

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.

Google’s new release of Chrome 85 Fixes 10 Bugs

Recently, Google released a new version of Chrome 85. for Windows, Mac, and Linux, in which Google fixed nearly 10 security bugs

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.

Google Chrome Browser Bug Exposes Billions of Users to Data Theft

A vulnerability in Google’s Chromium-based browsers would allow attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (CSP) on websites, in order to steal data and execute rogue code. The bug (CVE-2020-6519) is found in Chrome, Opera and Edge, on Windows, Mac and Android – potentially affecting billions of web users.

Ex-NSA Hacker Finds a Way to Hack Mac Users Via Microsoft Office

A security researcher who specializes in MacOS found a way to hack users who would double click on a Microsoft Office file, with no need for any other interaction.

Mac Cryptocurrency Traders Targeted by Trojanized Apps

Four trojanized cryptocurrency trading apps have been found spreading malware that drains cryptocurrency wallets and collects Mac users' browsing data.

Researchers Deploy Decryptor For ThiefQuest Ransomware

Decryptor for ThiefQuest or EvilQuest Mac ransomware is now available. Though, further analysis shows the ransomware is more of a data stealer.

ThiefQuest info-stealing Mac wiper gets free decryptor

Poor coding of the ThiefQuest ransomware in disguise that targets macOS users allows recovery of encrypted files, which would remain lost in lack of a backup.

Apple releases second developer betas of iOS 14, watchOS 7, macOS Big Sur, and tvOS 14

Today, Apple released the second developer betas for its next major OS updates, including iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7, tvOS 14, and macOS 11 Big Sur. The public beta is coming soon.

EvilQuest wiper uses ransomware cover to steal files from Macs

A new data wiper and info-stealer called EvilQuest is using ransomware as a decoy to steal files from macOS users. The victims get infected after downloading trojanized installers of popular apps from torrent trackers.

Beware of New Mac Malware Spreading via Poisoned Google Search Results

Researchers discovered a new wave of Mac malware has been detected recently and the malware is spreading via poisoned Google search results. This malware is quite tricky, as they shuffle victims so that they neglect Apple’s built-in macOS security protections.

New Privacy Features Added to the Upcoming Apple iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur

Apple Adds New Privacy and Security Features to Upcoming iOS 14 and macOS BIG Sur Operating Systems for iPhones and Macbooks.

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