Urgent Apple iOS and macOS Updates Released to Fix Actively Exploited Zero-Days – Tempemail

Apple on Thursday released security updates to fix multiple security vulnerabilities in older versions of iOS and macOS that it says have been detected in exploits in the wild, in addition to expanding patches for a previously plugged security weakness abused by NSO Group’s Pegasus surveillance tool to target iPhone Continue Reading

Unpatched High-Severity Vulnerability Affects Apple macOS Computers – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday disclosed details of an unpatched vulnerability in macOS Finder that could be abused by remote adversaries to trick users into running arbitrary commands on the machines. “A vulnerability in macOS Finder allows files whose extension is inetloc to execute arbitrary commands, these files can be embedded Continue Reading

Apple Issues Urgent Updates to Fix New Zero-Day Linked to Pegasus Spyware – Tempemail

Apple has released iOS 14.8, iPadOS 14.8, watchOS 7.6.2, macOS Big Sur 11.6, and Safari 14.1.2 to fix two actively exploited vulnerabilities, one of which defeated extra security protections built into the operating system. The list of two flaws is as follows – CVE-2021-30858 (WebKit) – A use after free Continue Reading

Apple Delays Plans to Scan Devices for Child Abuse Images After Privacy Backlash – Tempemail

Apple is temporarily hitting the pause button on its controversial plans to screen users’ devices for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) after receiving sustained blowback over worries that the tool could be weaponized for mass surveillance and erode the privacy of users. “Based on feedback from customers, advocacy groups, researchers, Continue Reading

Apple to Scan Every Device for Child Abuse Content — But Experts Fear for Privacy – Tempemail

Apple on Thursday said it’s introducing new child safety features in iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and macOS as part of its efforts to limit the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) in the U.S. To that effect, the iPhone maker said it intends to begin client-side scanning of images shared Continue Reading

Apple Releases Urgent 0-Day Bug Patch for Mac, iPhone and iPad Devices – Tempemail

Apple on Monday rolled out an urgent security update for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS to address a zero-day flaw that it said may have been actively exploited, making it the thirteenth such vulnerability Apple has patched since the start of this year. The updates, which arrive less than a week Continue Reading

Apple Issues Urgent Patches for 2 Zero-Day Flaws Exploited in the Wild – Tempemail

Apple on Monday shipped out-of-band security patches to address two zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS 12.5.3 that it says are being actively exploited in the wild. The latest update, iOS 12.5.4, comes with three security fixes, including a memory corruption issue in the ASN.1 decoder (CVE-2021-30737) and two flaws concerning the Continue Reading

Top 10 Privacy and Security Features Apple Announced at WWDC 2021 – Tempemail

Apple on Monday announced a number of privacy and security-centric features to its upcoming versions of iOS and macOS at its all-online Worldwide Developers Conference. Here is a quick look at some of the big-ticket changes that are expected to debut later this fall: 1 — Just Patches, Not Entire Continue Reading

Apple‌ Issues Patches to Combat Ongoing 0-Day Attacks on macOS, tvOS – Tempemail

Apple on Monday rolled out security updates for iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and Safari web browser to fix multiple vulnerabilities, including an actively exploited zero-day flaw in macOS Big Sur and expand patches for two previously disclosed zero-day flaws. Tracked as CVE-2021-30713, the zero-day concerns a permissions issue in Apple’s Continue Reading

How Apple Gave Chinese Government Access to iCloud Data and Censored Apps – Tempemail

In July 2018, when Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) agreed to a deal with state-owned telco China Telecom to move users’ iCloud data belonging to Apple’s China-based users to the latter’s servers, the shift raised concerns that it could make user data vulnerable to state surveillance. Now, according to a deep-dive Continue Reading