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Update now! Apple patches zero-day vulnerability affecting Macs, Apple Watch, and Apple TV

Apple has released security updates for a zero-day vulnerability that affects multiple products, including Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. The flaw is an out-of-bounds write issue—tracked as CVE-2022-22675—in AppleAVD, a decoder that handles specific media files. An out-of-bounds write or read flaw makes it possible to manipulate parts of the memory w
Publish At:2022-05-17 16:57 | Read:486 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits and vulnerabilities 0-day Apple Mac Apple TV Apple

How to Use Thread HomeKit Devices with Apple TV and HomePod mini

Apple’s HomeKit controls many smart home devices: from lights to thermostats, from doorbells to home security systems. Many users may never see the Home app, while others may use it regularly with dozens of devices, but and can use Siri to turn these devices on and off.HomeKit has slowly grown since its introduction, and Apple has expanded its reach
Publish At:2022-02-21 12:24 | Read:1028 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To Apple TV HomeKit HomePod HomePod mini smart home

Apple Announces New iMacs, iPads, AirTags, and More

After the first flurry of Macs running Apple’s own processors, in November of last year, Apple has made another step toward transitioning the entire Mac line to these new chips. The new iMac, announced yesterday, not only features Apple’s own M1 processor, but is the first Mac to benefit from a redesign along with this upgrade. At the same time
Publish At:2021-04-21 12:17 | Read:1655 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple AirTags Apple TV iMac iPad Pro

Apple updates iPhone, Apple Watch, and iPad; gives info on Apple Arcade and Apple TV+

"Spring ahead, fall new iPhone." I think that's what they say. Like clockwork now since 2014 and the release of the iPhone 4S, Apple this week announced the latest model of the iPhone along with other new products and services.Eschewing the Roman numeral naming for the device, this one goes to 11. (I know, it's a cliché, and fortunately, Apple didn't use it.
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:3455 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Apple Arcade Apple Event Apple TV Apple Watch iPad iPh

Discover how many ways there were to hack your Apple TV

Apple has patched more than 60 vulnerabilities affecting the Apple TV, including flaws that can lead to arbitrary code execution and information disclosure. IoT devices are enlarging our attack surface, we are surrounded by devices that manage a huge quantity of information and that could be abused by hackers. Apple has patched more than 60 vulnerabilities a
Publish At:2016-02-26 09:45 | Read:7419 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Apple TV IoT privacy Remote C

Best Buy fails to erase some returned devices before re-selling them

It's never a good idea to return a computer or other gadget to a store without first erasing all your personal data. Stores with good policies and training will generally wipe devices back to factory settings before selling them again, but you never know when one might slip through the cracks.Further ReadingBest Buy’s surprisingly insecure approach
Publish At:2015-08-06 17:15 | Read:7480 | Comments:0 | Tags:Gear & Gadgets Ministry of Innovation Risk Assessment Apple

Apple Releases FREAK Fix for OS X, iOS and Apple TVs

Amongst all the hullabaloo about the new Apple Watch, you might have missed that Apple has also released a patch for the FREAK vulnerability.The FREAK (Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys, also known as CVE-2015-0204) vulnerability, short for Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys, could make it possible for an attacker to decrypt and monitor your HTTPS-protect
Publish At:2015-03-11 00:10 | Read:5495 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Apple Apple TV FREAK iOS OS X vulnerabili

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