October 11, 2017 - A new method for phishing Apple ID passwords on iOS would be indistinguishable from a real iOS password request—what are the ramifications?
September 26, 2017 - On Monday, Patrick Wardle, a respected security researcher at Synack and owner of Objective-See, sent a tweet about a keychain vulnerability he had found in macOS High Sierra. As his tweet showed, it is possible for a malicious app to extract, and then exfiltrate, keychain data from High Sierra, with passwords clearly exposed in plain text.
April 25, 2017 - Stay on the lookout for a new iCloud scam. A Malwarebytes employee reported receiving multiple calls claiming to be from Apple Support and asking for her credentials.
March 23, 2017 - According to a report from Motherboard, a group of hackers calling themselves "Turkish Crime Family" is threatening to remotely erase devices belonging to hundreds of millions of Apple customers. They will do this on April 7, they say, if Apple doesn't pay them a ransom.
March 1, 2017 - On Valentine's Day, Mac users got a special "treat" in the form of new malware. Now, weeks later, there are signs of yet another piece of malware looming. This brings the count of malware (as opposed to adware or other threats) discovered for macOS this year up to 4, in only two short months.