Researchers Say 'Massive' MacOS Bug Was Exploited by Hackers
Hackers were exploiting a serious bug in Apple's operating system, which allowed them to bypass most of the security mechanisms in MacOS.
Bug In Mac’s Default Text App Could Let Hackers Reveal Your IP Address
A security researcher found a bug that could have been exploited to reveal a target's IP address.
Open-Source App Lets Anyone Create a Virtual Army of Hackintoshes
A pseudonymous developer created a serial code generator for their MacOS virtualization project, which can mimic real Macs by the thousands.
Hackers Are Starting to Code Malware Specifically for Apple’s M1 Computers
A security researcher found one of the first examples of malware written to run natively on Apple's M1 processors.
Five Hackers Found 55 Bugs in Apple Products in 3 Months and Made $51,500
Apple rewarded the researchers for finding some very serious bugs in the company's websites. But for some, the researchers should have been paid more.
The Hieroglyphics That Appears When No Other Font Is Available
Buried in MacOS is a font with a design reminiscent of hieroglyphics that only appears when the operating system can’t find the right character. Most characters aren’t visible to the average user—but if you can find them, they’re pretty fascinating.
Ex-NSA Hacker Finds a Way to Hack Mac Users Via Microsoft Office
A security researcher who specializes in MacOS found a way to hack users who would double click on a Microsoft Office file, with no need for any other interaction.
Anyone Can Spy on You With FaceTime, Here's How to Turn It Off [Updated]
A new bug allows anyone to listen in on your iPhone and, for now, there's no fix.
How to Securely Get Rid of Your Devices
How to clean out that drawer of old phones, laptops, and hard drives without having to worry about someone getting their hands on your data.
We Spoke to an Ex-NSA Hacker Who Has Organized the First-Ever Mac Security Conference
Despite their reputation, Mac computers have bugs, vulnerabilities, and even malware targeted at them. With their rising popularity in the workplace, it’s “the perfect” time for a Mac-only security conference.
Bugs Allowed Hackers to Make Malware Look Like Apple Software
Hackers could have snuck malware past several popular third-party Mac security tools thanks to a mistake in how the tools were implementing Apple digital certificate APIs.
Why Indie Game Developers Are Worried About the New MacOS
Building cross-platform games just got a little riskier thanks to Apple.