Category: MAC OS


MAC OS, Operating systems

Mac Malware Pushed via Google Search Results, Masquerades as Flash Installer

July 2, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Never-before-seen Mac malware, dubbed OSX/CrescentCore, has been discovered in the wild. The trojan, spotted on various websites masquerading as an Adobe Flash Player installer, drops malicious applications and browser extensions on victims’ systems when downloaded. OSX/CrescentCore is spread via various […]

MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Security

Apple macOS Gatekeeper security flaw exploited out in the wild

June 25, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

A VULNERABILITY in macOS’ Gatekeeper tool is being actively exploited out in the wild, though it appears to have only been part of a test by an adware company. Last month, security researcher Filippo Cavallarin discovered and made public a […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

Messages, Shortcuts apps may happen on macOS Catalina via Project Catalyst

June 20, 2019

Via: TechRadar

The latest macOS Catalina beta hints that Apple is working on new versions of the Messages and Shortcuts iOS apps for macOS Catalina, as developer Steve Troughton-Smith highlighted in a series of tweets. We’ve already heard plenty of details about […]

MAC OS, Operating systems

macOS Catalina is officially the name for macOS 10.15

June 3, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Apple has revealed that the name for macOS 10.15 is officially macOS Catalina. The company made the news via its live keynote address at its WWDC 2019 conference in San Jose, California. The company’s head of software Craig Federighi showed […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 and a supplemental update for macOS 10.14.5

May 24, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Just a little over a week after iOS 12.3 hit iPhones and iPads everywhere, Apple has released iOS 12.3.1—a minor update that fixes a couple bugs. Earlier this week, Apple also released a supplemental update for macOS 10.14.5 to fix […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple WWDC 2019 invites go out ahead of iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 unveilings

May 22, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Even though we already knew the Apple WWDC 2019 keynote date before today, we just got in the all-important press invite to June’s developer conference. That means we’ll be able to bring you the story of Apple’s next software updates […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple Patches Intel Side-Channel Bugs; Updates iOS, macOS and More

May 14, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Apple has rolled out 173 patches across in various products across its hardware portfolio, including for dangerous bugs in macOS for laptops and desktops, iPhone, Apple TV and Apple Watch. The update also includes a patch for the side-channel vulnerabilities […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Here Are 5 Apple iOS 13 Features You Can Get Right Now

May 6, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple will be using its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) to reveal the latest improvements to iOS, macOS, and other operating systems, but you don’t have to wait to test them out. On Monday, Bloomberg published reports from unidentified sources […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple could be adding Siri Shortcuts and Screen Time to macOS

April 19, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple wants to add more iOS features to macOS according to a report from 9to5Mac’s Guilherme Rambo. And it starts with improvements to Siri. While Siri has been available on macOS for a while, it feels like a scaled-down version […]

Application Software, MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Thunderclap flaws impact how Windows, Mac, Linux handle Thunderbolt peripherals

February 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Windows, Mac, Linux, and FreeBSD systems are all impacted by a new vulnerability that was disclosed this week at the NDSS 2019 security conference. The vulnerability –named Thunderclap– affects the way Thunderbolt-based peripherals are allowed to connect and interact with […]