Malware authors already taking aim at Apple M1 Macs

The first instance of malicious code native to Apple Silicon M1 Macs emerged a month after the release of devices equipped with the company’s in-house CPUs. In November, Apple debuted a series of Mac computers sporting its new Apple Silicon M1 chips to great acclaim. The release of the new hardware also grabbed the attention … More Malware authors already taking aim at Apple M1 Macs

55 security flaws found in various Apple services

Five ethical hackers have earned almost US$300,000 in bug bounty rewards – so far. A team of five ethical hackers have discovered a grand total of 55 vulnerabilities in a range of Apple’s services, with almost a dozen flaws rated as critical. The disclosed security loopholes – which were found over a span of three months … More 55 security flaws found in various Apple services

iOS Mail app flaws may have left iPhone users vulnerable for years

A pair of vulnerabilities in the default email app on iOS devices is believed to have been exploited against high-profile targets. Apple’s iOS Mail app, which comes pre-installed on all iOS devices, has been found to contain two severe security vulnerabilities that, if exploited, could enable hackers to steal the victims’ data. In fact, the … More iOS Mail app flaws may have left iPhone users vulnerable for years

Apple releases mobility data to help combat COVID‑19

The tool, which comes after a similar effort by Google, looks at how people’s traveling behavior has changed since the start of the pandemic. Apple has released a tool that shows how movement patterns around the world were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic since January 13th. Called Mobility Trends Reports, the tool is similar to … More Apple releases mobility data to help combat COVID‑19

Google: Flaws in Apple’s privacy tool could enable tracking

Safari’s anti-tracking feature could apparently give access to users’ browsing habits. An anti-tracking tool baked into Apple’s Safari web browser was found to contain flaws that, if abused, could enable the very thing that the tool was designed to prevent, according to a team of Google researchers. In a recently released report, the researchers disclosed multiple … More Google: Flaws in Apple’s privacy tool could enable tracking