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  • Flaw in Sparkle Updater for Mac opens users of popular apps to system compromise

    10.02.2016

    A security engineer has recently discovered a serious vulnerability in Sparkle, the widely used open source software update framework for Mac applications, that could be exploited by attackers to mount a man-in-the-middle attack and ultimately take control of the computer if they are located on the same network.

  • Apple kills 28 flaws in OS X, iOS and QuickTime

    20.01.2016

    If you use Apple's OS X El Capitan, iOS and QuickTime on any of your computers and devices, you might want to implement the latest updates pushed out on Tuesday.

  • OS X's Gatekeeper bypassed again

    15.01.2016

    Do you remember when, last October, Synack director of research Patrick Wardle found a simple way to evade OS X's Gatekeeper defense mechanism by bundling up a legitimate Apple-signed app with a malicious, unsigned one placed in the same directory, and wrapping it all up in an Apple disk image file? Until they come up with a permanent fix, which will require a redesign of OS X, Apple has temporarily blocked this attack avenue by creating a (short) blacklist of files that Wardle reported could be repackaged to trip up the Gatekeeper and introduce malware on Macs.

  • Apple releases security updates for every major product

    09.12.2015

    Apple has released security updates for the operating systems running on the company's iPhones, computers, Apple TV and various versions of smartwatches, as well as Xcode and Safari.

  • Apple's Swift programming language is now open source

    04.12.2015

    Apple announced that its Swift programming language is now open source.




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Critical bug found in Cisco ASA products, attackers are scanning for affected devices

Several Cisco ASA products - appliances, firewalls, switches, routers, and security modules - have been found sporting a flaw that can ultimately lead to remote code execution by attackers.


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