Category: Apple

Mac Malware Rises as Ransomware Extortionists Target Apple Users

A survey by security software firm Malwarebytes’ analysis of malware and cybercrime in the first quarter of 2017 has revealed an increasing number of attacks targeting Apple users using...

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Apple Triggers Two-Factor Authentication Prompts Over Push Notifications

Two-factor authentication, a security feature that has gained prominence in the era of the smartphone gets a push from Apple on its latest iOS beta, via notifications. iOS 10.3 beta users have begun...

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Hacker Finds Glaring Vulnerabilities in Apple’s Notification Feature

A buggy new notification feature that was found to contain multiple significant vulnerabilities by a security researcher has seen Apple pullback and disable the feature entirely. Released for users...

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Turkey Asks Apple to Unlock Russian Ambassador Killer's iPhone

2016 hasn’t seen the last of Apple’s encryption debate. The iPhone belonging to the man who assassinated the Russian ambassador to Turkey before he took his own life is now under scrutiny....

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Hacker Exploits MacOS FileVault2 Password in 30 Seconds

Ulf Frisk, a Swedish hacker and penetration tester has revealed a new exploit that any attacker can exploit a macOS FileVault2, even if the Mac computer is in sleep or locked at the time of the...

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Alert: iPhone Passcode Can Be Bypassed to Access User Media

Despite Touch ID’s implementation, the Apple iPhone’s passcode has proven to be vulnerable, with a proof-of-concept demonstrating that the security feature can be bypassed to access the...

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Teenage Hacker Arrested for Accidental 911 Service DDoS Attack

An 18-year-old teenager from Arizona was arrested after accidentally sharing an exploit that led to the 911 emergency system being flooded with hang-up calls. Meetkumar Hiteshbhai Desai, a...

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Russian DNC Hackers Accused of Developing a Mac OS X Trojan

Researchers from security firm Palo Alto has pointed to Russian hackers behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) as the developers of a new Trojan targeting Mac OS X machines in the...

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Apple Issues Global iOS Update after Scary Spyware Discovery

Apple has made haste in releasing a global security update to its iOS software after security researchers discovered a failed attempt by malicious hackers to break into an activist’s iPhone.A...

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iOS Masque Attack: A Worrisome Attack Targeting iOS 7+ Devices

Are you an iPhone or an iPad user? A worrisome vulnerability within iOS allows attackers to install impostor apps on your device and steal sensitive information.

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WireLurker: A Revolutionary Malware Targeting Apple iOS Devices

Do you own an Apple device? If so, you need to read this to minimize the risks of getting infected by this revolutionary malware that infected hundreds of thousands of users already.

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