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Russian hackers used iOS bug to target government officials

Google and Microsoft security researchers blame Russian state-backed hackers for attacks on agencies and officials.

Google and Microsoft security researchers blame Russian state-backed hackers for attacks on agencies and officials.

16 Jul 21

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Apple blackmailer 'attacks 200 more companies'

Hacking group REvil, which threatened Apple in April, reportedly attacks management firm Kaseya.

Hacking group REvil, which threatened Apple in April, reportedly attacks management firm Kaseya.

05 Jul 21

 
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The best Mac antivirus for 2021

Keep your Mac and your data safe with one of these antivirus suites

Keep your Mac and your data safe with one of these antivirus suites

14 Jun 21

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How Apple plans to retire passwords

Conventional passwords and even 2FA have their weaknesses, Apple is working on a successor system based on WebAuthn and iCloud.

Conventional passwords and even 2FA have their weaknesses, Apple is working on a successor system based on WebAuthn and iCloud.

11 Jun 21

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iCloud becomes iCloud+, with range of new features

Apple's iCloud service will gain new security and privacy features and change its name to iCloud+.

Apple's iCloud service will gain new security and privacy features and change its name to iCloud+.

08 Jun 21

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Apple's M1 has a security flaw and it doesn't matter

A flaw in Apple's M1 chip has been discovered, but the security hole called M1RACLES is more clickbait than a gateway for hackers.

A flaw in Apple's M1 chip has been discovered, but the security hole called M1RACLES is more clickbait than a gateway for hackers.

01 Jun 21

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Safari remains vulnerable to WebKit bug weeks after warning

A WebKit security flaw was discovered in early May, but as of the latest iOS and macOS updates it remains unfixed.

A WebKit security flaw was discovered in early May, but as of the latest iOS and macOS updates it remains unfixed.

28 May 21

 
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macOS 11.4 patches flaws exploited by XCSSET malware

XCSSET exploited a security flaw to take undetected screenshots, but the new Mac update ends the threat.

XCSSET exploited a security flaw to take undetected screenshots, but the new Mac update ends the threat.

26 May 21

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Macs can get viruses, but do they need antivirus software?

Macs get viruses and malware, but Apple includes lots of protections in macOS that should keep you safe - except when they don't

Macs get viruses and malware, but Apple includes lots of protections in macOS that should keep you safe - except when they don't

24 May 21

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Security researcher hacks Apple's Find My network

Fabian Bränlein successfully uses the AirTag's Find My network to send secret messages to himself.

Fabian Bränlein successfully uses the AirTag's Find My network to send secret messages to himself.

14 May 21

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AirTag already hacked and reprogrammed

A German security researcher has managed to hack into the AirTag and amended the firmware.

A German security researcher has managed to hack into the AirTag and amended the firmware.

10 May 21

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How to stop apps tracking you on iPhone and iPad

iOS 14.5 stops apps gathering information about you that can be used for targetted advertising. We explain how to set it up.

iOS 14.5 stops apps gathering information about you that can be used for targetted advertising. We explain how to set it up.

07 May 21

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Apple updates Safari after Webkit exploit discovered

Apple's already addressed the issue in Big Sur and iOS - now Safari 14.1 fixes Webkit security risks in macOS Mojave and Catalina.

Apple's already addressed the issue in Big Sur and iOS - now Safari 14.1 fixes Webkit security risks in macOS Mojave and Catalina.

05 May 21

 
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iOS 12.5.3 update closes four security holes

Apple's updated the 2018 version of iOS because of serious security vulnerabilities that were being used by attackers

Apple's updated the 2018 version of iOS because of serious security vulnerabilities that were being used by attackers

04 May 21

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MacKeeper 5 review

MacKeeper 5 combines security and performance optimising tools to keep your Mac safe.

MacKeeper 5 combines security and performance optimising tools to keep your Mac safe.

29 Apr 21

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