Security researcher Stefan Esser has revealed the existence of a privilege escalation vulnerability affecting OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), and has provided a working proof of concept local exploit that installs a root shell on the target machine.
Starting with OS X 10.11 ("El Capitan") and iOS 9, Apple will introduce a two-factor authentication option that will replace the current two-step verification one.
Apple has released security updates for Safari, OS X Yosemite (and previous OS X versions), and iOS.
Six researchers from Indiana University Bloomington, Peking University and Georgia Tech have recently published a paper in which they detail the existence of critical security weaknesses in Apple's OS X and iOS - weaknesses that could be exploited by a sandboxed malicious app to gain unauthorized access to other apps’ sensitive data.
Apple products have increasingly gained popularity in enterprise environments due to perception that they are so secure they will never get attacked and no data will be leaked, but will they become a bigger target due to their growing market share? In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2015, Zoran Cocoara, Sales and Business Development Manager at CoSoSys, talks about the integration of Macs in the enterprise and the need for Data Loss Prevention for OS X.
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