Bug in macOS Finder allows remote code execution

While Apple did issue a patch for the vulnerability, it seems that the fix can be easily circumvented. Researchers have uncovered a flaw in Apple’s macOS Finder system that could allow remote threat actors to dupe unsuspecting users into running arbitrary commands on their devices. The security loophole affects all versions of the macOS Big … More Bug in macOS Finder allows remote code execution

Man impersonates Apple support, steals 620,000 photos from iCloud accounts

The man was after sexually explicit photos and videos that he would then share online or store in his own collection. A California man has fessed up to breaking into the Apple iCloud accounts of hundreds of individuals and downloading more than 620,000 images and 9,000 videos while on the prowl for nude photos of … More Man impersonates Apple support, steals 620,000 photos from iCloud accounts

Apple releases patch for zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS and macOS

The vulnerability is under active exploitation by unknown attackers and affects a wide range of Apple’s products. Apple has released an update for its iOS, iPadOS, and macOS operating systems to patch a zero-day security flaw that is being actively exploited in the wild. The vulnerability affects a wide range of its products including the … More Apple releases patch for zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS and macOS

Apple fixes macOS zero‑day bug that let malware take secret screenshots

You would do well to update to macOS Big Sur 11.4 post-haste. Apple has rolled out updates to address a bevy of security flaws, including three zero-day vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited in the wild. Two of the loopholes affect tvOS used for the Apple TV 4k and Apple TV HD offerings, whereas the … More Apple fixes macOS zero‑day bug that let malware take secret screenshots

1 million risky apps rejected or removed from Apple’s App Store in 2020

Apple also claims to have foiled US$1.5 billion worth of potentially fraudulent transactions. Apple says that it thwarted more than US$1.5 billion in potentially fraudulent transactions and prevented almost a million vulnerable and otherwise risky apps from making their way into the App Store in 2020, according to a new report highlighting the company’s efforts to protect … More 1 million risky apps rejected or removed from Apple’s App Store in 2020