Apple has released the latest version of OS X Yosemite (v10.10.2) and the first security update (2015-001) for this year, and among the problems fixed is one affecting the CPU software, allowing malicious Thunderbolt devices to modify the host firmware if connected during an EFI update.
In the past few days, Google has released information about and proof-of-concept exploit code for three separate zero-day vulnerabilities affecting Apple's OS X operating system.
The news that Chinese Apple users have been targeted with an unprecedented type of malware that compromises both machines running OS X and devices running iOS has resounded across the Internet on Thursday.
A Swedish researcher has unearthed a serious bug that affects the newest version of OS X - version 10.10, or Yosemite - and which could allow attackers to gain complete control of the target's Mac machine.
Phishing scams targeting Apple users saw a dramatic upswing in Q3 of this year.
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