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Reduce animations on your Mac and iOS devices

Accessibility to computing devices is often equated with physical or visual impairment. But inroads are being made to ensure that technology is accessible to a much wider range of users with assistive needs. And Apple is, and has long been, at the forefront of such efforts.Some conditions – such as hearing or motor functions – are relatively well understood.
Publish At:2020-05-26 10:30 | Read:66 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Accessibility iOS macOS watchOS IOS

Hacking iPhone or MacBook devices by tricking into visiting a site

Bad news for Apple iPhone or MacBook users, attackers could hack their device’s camera by tricking them into visiting a website. The ethical hacker Ryan Pickren demonstrated that it is possible to hack Apple iPhone or MacBook users by simply tricking them into visiting a website with the Safari browser. Pickren reported seven vulnerabilities to A
Publish At:2020-04-04 15:17 | Read:349 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Apple information security news macOS Pierluigi Paga

Pwn2Own 2020 Day1 -researchers earned $180K for hacking Windows, Ubuntu, and macOS

During the first day of the Pwn2Own 2020 hacking competition, participants earned a total of $180,000 for exploits targeting Windows 10, Ubuntu Desktop and macOS. The Coronavirus outbreak hasn’t stopped the Pwn2Own hacking conference, for the first time its organizer, the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI), has decided to arrange the event allowing the parti
Publish At:2020-03-19 08:21 | Read:562 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

Mac adware is more sophisticated and dangerous than traditional Mac malware

As the data revealed in our State of Malware report showed, Mac threats are on the rise, but they are not the same type of threats experienced by Windows users. Most notably, more traditional forms of malware, such as ransomware, spyware, and backdoors account for over 27 percent of all Windows threats. That figure is less than 1 percent for Macs. Furthe
Publish At:2020-02-27 15:59 | Read:353 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mac adware bundlore crossrider mac Mac adware mac threats ma

Malwarebytes Labs releases 2020 State of Malware Report

Malwarebytes Labs today released the results of our annual study on the state of malware—the 2020 State of Malware Report—and as usual, it’s a doozy. From an increase in enterprise-focused threats to the diversification of sophisticated hacking and stealth techniques, the 2019 threat landscape was shaped by a cybercrime industry that aimed to show i
Publish At:2020-02-11 04:50 | Read:672 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports 2020 state of malware report adware Android android

Shlayer Trojan attacks one in ten macOS users

For close to two years now, the Shlayer Trojan has been the most common threat on the macOS platform: in 2019, one in ten of our Mac security solutions encountered this malware at least once, and it accounts for almost 30% of all detections for this OS. The first specimens of this family fell into our hands back in February 2018, and we have since collected
Publish At:2020-01-23 06:05 | Read:679 | Comments:0 | Tags:Research macOS Malware

Critical Security Vulnerability Disclosed in iTerm2 App

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the popular iTerm2 application, an open source terminal emulator program designed to replace the default Apple Terminal in macOS.iTerm2 often finds its way into lists of some of the best software to install on a Mac. It is especially popular with power users as a result of its many features and highly customiza
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:10 | Read:945 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News iTerm2 macOS vulnerability Vulnerabilit

Mac users enjoy, FindZip macOS Ransomware decryption tool is available online for free

Great news for macOS users who were infected by the FindZip macOS ransomware, Avast released a decryption tool for free. Good news for macOS users who were infected by the FindZip ransomware, now a decryption tool was released online for free. The FindZip macOS ransomware was spotted last month by researchers at ESET, it is tracked as OSX/Filecoder.E. The
Publish At:2017-03-16 01:20 | Read:4157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Apple Cybercrime decryptio

Destructive Mac ransomware spread as cracks to pirate commercial software

In their ever-increasing aggressiveness to wring even more money out of victims, it’s perhaps no surprise to see some online extortionists creating ransomware targeted against affluent Mac users.The latest example of Mac ransomware, OSX/Filecoder.E, has been discovered by malware analysts at ESET after it was distributed via BitTorrent distribution sit
Publish At:2017-02-23 14:05 | Read:4002 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection macOS malw

Tech Support Scam Creates Series of Email Drafts to Crash Macs

A tech support scam uses a series of email drafts to crash computers that are running an older version of MacOS.Jérôme Segura, lead malware intelligence analyst at Malwarebytes, first detected a website associated with the scam during the 2016 holiday season.Tech support scam for iOS with season's colours (safari-get[.]com). pic.twitter.com/xtTBCISNRp&md
Publish At:2017-01-06 16:35 | Read:4075 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Apple macOS Safari tech support scam

New MAC OS and iOS Changes Might Frustrate VPN Users

It’s been weeks since Apple released its new operating systems, iOS 10 and mac OS Sierra. The new updates brought security patches, features and upgrades. Siri assistant has finally arrived on desktops, and an exciting universal clipboard allows you to select photos from an iPhone device and paste them directly on the desktop.However, with these changes, App
Publish At:2016-10-25 21:50 | Read:4716 | Comments:1 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles Apple iOS macOS VPN IOS

How to 'Auto Unlock' your Mac with Apple Watch

Yesterday Apple released the latest version of its desktop OS, macOS Sierra v10.12. The new software features a number of noteworthy enhancements, such as voice-activated Siri commands, support for Apple Pay payments via the Safari browser, a polished Photos app, and many new iOS integrations.But Apple Watch owners will be particularly interested in one
Publish At:2016-09-21 20:20 | Read:3530 | Comments:0 | Tags:MacOS Smartwatches Wearables Security Mobile Security Physic

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