European law enforcement agencies recently targeted users of the DroidJack mobile phone RAT, and likely made other would-be users refrain from buying and using that particular piece of malware.
Apple has released security updates to fix critical vulnerabilities in the following Apple products: OS X El Capitan, Mavericks and Yosemite, OS X Server, Safari, watchOS, iOS, iTunes, Xcode, and Mac EFI.
Yesterday Apple released OS X 10.11 El Capitan to end users.
Patrick Wardle, director of research at security firm Synack, has discovered a worryingly simple way to bypass OS X's Gatekeeper defense mechanism: just bundle up a legitimate Apple-signed app with a malicious, unsigned one placed in the same directory, and wrap it all up in an Apple disk image file.
Malwarebytes researcher Adam Thomas has made an interesting discovery: an adware installer created by Genieo, a well-known distributor of unwanted software, is taking advantage of an OS X feature to access information stored in the "Safari Extension List" in the users' keychain.
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