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

AirDrop flaws could leak phone numbers, email addresses

You can only stay safe by disabling AirDrop discovery in the system settings of your Apple device, a study says. Two security loopholes in Apple’s AirDrop feature could let hackers access the phone numbers and email addresses associated with both the sending and receiving device, German researchers have found. The feature, which lets users easily … More AirDrop flaws could leak phone numbers, email addresses

Apple rushes to patch zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS

The bug is under active exploitation by unknown attackers and affects a wide range of devices, including iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches. Apple has released an emergency update for its iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS operating systems to patch a zero-day security flaw that is being actively exploited in the wild. The vulnerability affects multiple models … More Apple rushes to patch zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS