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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.

  • Mac users beware! Scareware hides behind fake Flash Player update

    05.02.2016

    Mac users are being targeted by scareware peddlers, warns SANS ISC CTO Johannes Ullrich.

  • 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.

  • Cheap OmniRAT malware used to spy on Android, Windows, Linux, Mac devices

    06.11.2015

    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.




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101,000 US taxpayers affected by automated attack on IRS app

The IRS has revealed more details about an attack it suffered last month, mounted by unknown individuals with the aim to file fraudulent tax returns and funnel the returned money to their own bank accounts.


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