Tags Apple

'Thunderclap' collection of hardware vulnerabilities affects Mac, Windows, Linux systems

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

Many modern computers are vulnerable to a number of security flaws that could exploit a machine’s Thunderbolt connection to its network cards, keyboard, computer charger or other peripheral devices.

Apple patches FaceTime flaw and two exploited zero-days in new security update

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The security patch squashes the widely-publicized FaceTime bug that allowed attackers to spy on others via audio and video.

Apple disables group chat on FaceTime after discovery of bad bug

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

A fix for the FaceTime bug is expected to ship to all users within the next week.

Yubico unveils new NFC key, developing a Lightning-enabled key

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

Yubico unveiled two new security keys CES as it makes its line work across more platforms. But a key geared specifically for Apple products won't reach consumers' hands quite yet.

Researchers earn thousands for exposing mobile device exploits at Pwn2Own

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

The competition exposed bugs in mobile devices made by Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi. Hackers went home with thousands of dollars and some sweet jackets.

Apple's new security chip kills access to microphone

by Greg Otto • 5 months ago

The company says that the T2 chip will completely cut off access to a MacBook's microphone when the lid is shut.

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