Apple recently patched a vulnerability in SSL/TLS code in iOS and OS X. No, not Heartbleed, but one which is, in some ways, worse.
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On Windows and most other platforms, unpatched third party programs are a major point of vulnerability. Microsoft was timid about addressing the problem until Apple showed the way.
Facebook and Apple made headlines recently when they announced that employees at both companies had been hacked. It appears that the hacks originated from an infected theme at a popular iPhone SDK forum which exploited a zero day Java vulnerability.
Reports suggest that both Facebook and Apple employees — and likely others, including Twitter — visited an infected website laden with malware, which exploited a vulnerability in Java. Now that the cause has been identified, here's what you can do.
Security researchers have confirmed a vulnerability in now Apple-owned fingerprint software that exposes passwords on Windows PCs.
Sales have not been affected but brand loyalty can only keep the company at the top for the short term, unless it comes up with "dramatic improvements" in products.
On this week's Technolatte podcast, we look at the High Court's rejection of the Optus TV Now appeal, Apple's alleged UDID leak from the FBI, and bank outages on the rise.
OS X Lion Updated 10.7.4, released today patches a critical password security vulnerability that was publicized earlier in the week.
A hacker alleges he has compromised the e-mail addresses and passwords belonging to 20 companies. The passwords are hashed though: is this a legitimate hack or just a hoax?
Andrew Storms: There will be people calling for Microsoft to scrap MAPP but considering the market value of the information shared with MAPP partners, one confirmed leak in four years is a pretty impressive track record.
Apple took more than three years to fix a hole in its iTunes updater that allowed the software to be used as a distribution vector for spyware.A recent Wall Street Journal report detailed off-the-shelf surveillance software used by regimes such the one that fell in Egypt earlier this year.
The vulnerability affects both Mac OS X and Windows users and lets a man-in-the-middle attacker offer harmful software that appears to originate from Apple.
Apple fixes the security vulnerability that was at the center of its decision to dismiss Charlie Miller from the iOS developer program.
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Opera, or Apple Safari: Which of the most popular Web browsers is really the best?
Apple has dealt with a flaw in its iOS software that could allow hackers to hijack the devices.The flaw, which was fixed on Friday, was used for jailbreaking iOS devices such as iPads and iPhones.
What happens when a zero-day vulnerability -- one that will take days, maybe weeks, to be fixed by Apple -- has already been patched by the jailbreak community
Apple's latest OS X download includes a PackageKit patch to thwart potential "man-in-the-middle attacks."
Does Mozilla have any plans to bring Firefox to the iOS platform? According to Matt Brubeck, a mobile Firefox developer, the answer is no, and if you're unhappy about this, blame Apple.
Mozilla's Asa Dotzler ranted about evil plug-ins from the likes of Google, Microsoft and Apple and said that trio of vendors should ask for permission before adding extensions to Firefox. He's right, but you also need to read your license agreements.
The vulnerability, which only affects Apple Mac OS X v10.5, could allow hackers to take complete control of a vulnerable machine via malicious PDF files.
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