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

by Jeff Stone • 3 months 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.

Sen. Rubio wants answers from Apple on privacy-violating app

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The Florida Republican wrote to Apple demanding answers on why it reportedly took the tech giant weeks to address security issues in a popular app.

Popular Mac app grabs your browser history and sends it to China

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

An app that is among the top selling paid apps in the Mac App Store is messing with people's data.

There's a new 'text bomb' that will crash iPhones with a single symbol

by Michelai Graham • 1 year ago

An Apple bug in its latest software update is crashing applications that display a single letter from the south India language Telugu. The symbol could crash Mac, iOS and iPhone applications just by a person viewing it.

Feds charge 'Fruitfly' creator with hacking thousands of computers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

An Ohio man faces a 16-count indictment for allegedly creating a piece of malware that spied on victims in order to commit a litany of crimes.

Apple thwarts Safari-based ransomware scheme with iOS 10.3 update

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Apple’s newly released update for iPhones and iPads fixes a crucial software bug that previously allowed scammers to spam users with pop-ups.

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