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Apple to Scan Every Device for Child Abuse Content

Apple has introduced a new feature in iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and macOS that automatically scans data on every device for child abuse content.

Nasty macOS Malware XCSSET Now Targets Google Chrome, Telegram Software

Nasty macOS Malware XCSSET has once again been updated in order to steal sensitive data from a variety of apps, including Chrome and Telegram.

Apple security updates: iOS 14.7 fixes WiFiDemon flaw

Apple has released security updates for macOS Big Sur (11.5), Catalina (10.15) and Mojave (10.14), as well as iOS (14.7) and iPadOS (14.7).

MacOS malware steals Telegram accounts, Google Chrome data

Security researchers have published details about the method used by a strain of macOS malware to steal login information from multiple apps, enabling its operators to steal accounts.

Tor Browser 10.5 Released - Download for Android, Windows, MacOS

Tor browser has released its latest version Tor Browser 10.5, this new version has mainly focused on the importance of security and anonymity.

MacOS Targeted in WildPressure APT Malware Campaign

Threat actors enlist compromised WordPress websites in campaign targeting macOS users.

Apple privacy protections in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8

Apple previewed new privacy protections in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8, which help users control access to their data.

Apple fixes three zero-days, one abused by XCSSET macOS malware

Apple has released security updates to patch three macOS and tvOS zero-day vulnerabilities attackers exploited in the wild, with the former being abused by the XCSSET malware to bypass macOS privacy protections.

Apple patches macOS zero-day exploited by malware for months

Apple has patched a critical macOS zero-day (CVE-2021-30657) that has been exploited by Shlayer malware for months and has finally introduced/enabled the App Tracking Transparency feature and policy in iOS, iPadOS and tvOS.

Apple AirDrop Bug Could Leak Your Personal Info to Anyone Nearby

An unpatched vulnerability in Apple's offline file-sharing technology in iPhones, Macbooks could allow anyone nearby to discover your personal info.

Apple Issues Patch for Remote Hacking Bug Affecting Billions of its Devices

Apple Issues Security Patch for Remote Code Execution Bug Affecting Billions of its iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watch devices.

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.

Telegram privacy feature failed to delete self-destructing video files

Telegram has fixed a security issue where self-destructing audio and video recording were not being deleted from user's macOS devices as expected.

Microsoft Edge gets a password generator, leaked credentials monitor

Microsoft is rolling out a built-in password generator and a leaked credentials monitoring feature on Windows and macOS systems running the latest Microsoft Edge version.

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.

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.

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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