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Apple Partners Allianz to Offer CyberCrime Insurance Perks

A new partnership between Apple, Cisco and insurance firm Allianz SE will see businesses using hardware, software and services from the two former companies qualify for ‘enhanced’ cyber crime...

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Happy New Year: Researcher Drops MacOS Zero-Day Root Access Kernel Exploit

To ring in the new year, a security researcher on New Year’s Day disclosed an unpatched security vulnerability that allows an attacker to take complete control of an infected machine. “One tiny,...

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Apple Pushes Update to Fix Major Mac OS Vulnerability

Apple has issued an emergency patch after admitting to a major security flaw that enabled anyone to access a Mac without a password. First reported by TechCrunch, a major flaw on Macs running the...

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MacOS Zero-Day Flaw Exposes Passwords in Plaintext

A critical flaw in the newly-released version of macOS, High Sierra, allows rogue applications to retrieve passwords in plain text, researchers have discovered. First spotted by ex-NSA employee...

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First Ever ‘Major Scale’ Mac Malware Hits Users with Phishing Campaign

Security researchers have discovered a new malware program that targets macOS users and is capable of spying on browsing traffic – even encrypted traffic – to steal users’ sensitive information....

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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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Researchers Reveal Passcode Exploit through Phone Motion Sensors

Last year, a team of cyber researchers demonstrated the simplicity of spying on a phone’s motion sensors to steal the user’s PINs and passwords. A team of cyber researchers from Newcastle...

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Apple Denies Breach Allegations of 600 Million iCloud Accounts

Contrary to the claims of a hacker group who has supposedly breached Apple’s systems to compromise over 600 million iCloud accounts, Apple has stated users’ data remains safe. A report on...

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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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