Thomas Reed
Director of Mac & Mobile

Had a Mac before it was cool to have Macs. Self-trained Apple security expert. Amateur photographer.

December 16, 2019 - For the first time ever, Mac threats broke into Malwarebytes' top five overall detections of 2019. Take a look at this and other telemetry that shows Mac malware is certainly on the rise.

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September 27, 2019 - A new exploit for iOS enables attackers to gain permanent access to iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and more—with zero potential for patching. Learn why this is possibly the biggest security news for iOS since its inception.

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August 30, 2019 - Google announced late last night that hacked websites have been used to drop iPhone malware on unsuspecting users over a two-year period. Thomas Reed investigates.

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June 20, 2019 - A new Mac cryptominer we call Bird Miner was found on pirated music production software that interestingly runs via Linux. Learn how this unique malware attempts, and ultimately fails, at using stealth techniques.

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February 21, 2019 - Mac users often are told that “Macs don’t get viruses.” This is not really true, of course. Macs can and do get infected. However, it is true that macOS provides some basic protection against malware. This protection can be quite effective in some ways, but, unfortunately, quite ineffective in others. Let’s take a look at...

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