Posts Tagged 'Apple'
“Distrust and caution are the parents of security”–Benjamin Franklin A recent threat targeting Chinese users of Mac OS X and iPhone came to light yesterday. The malware, called WireLurker, is distributed by the Chinese third-party app store Maiyadi. Since the threat’s discovery, more than 400 applications containing the Trojan were identified at the store. Two […]
When different organizations team up to defeat malicious software, great things can happen. That’s the conclusion we can take away from Apple and Reddit’s cooperation in taking down the iWorm bug affecting roughly 17,000 Mac users across the globe. So what’s iWorm, you ask? iWorm is a malicious program (often called malware) which takes advantage […]
On Tuesday, office productivity plummeted for two hours. The reason: Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage to announce the company’s next generation of iPhones and it’s newest device, the Apple Watch. But buried within the wave of Apple announcements is a single feature that may be more transformative than anything Apple has done […]
Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is The Scan. Because security news you need is news indeed. Hackers Aim for Apple’s Core Apple has always kicked Android’s butt at protecting phones from security issues. But alas, even the iPhone is far from perfect. Researchers have found that it’s possible to get around Apple’s many layers […]
Before we begin: please take a minute to update all of your iOS devices to the latest iOS version, iOS 7.0.6. Do that now. It takes five minutes. I’ll wait. Done? Good. Here’s why you needed that update: Apple’s iOS and OSX operating systems, the software that makes your iPhone an iPhone and your Mac […]