Mac

OSX.XLoader hides little except its main purpose: What we learned in the installation process - We dig into OSX.XLoader, also known as X Loader, which is the latest threat to macOS that bears some similarities to novice malware.
Patch now! Apple fixes in-the-wild iPhone vulnerabilities - Apple has patched two vulnerabilities in the WebKit browser rendering engine that are being used in the wild against older devices.
Apple confirms Macs get malware - Craig Federighi’s admission that Apple has “a level of malware on the Mac that we don't find acceptable
Apple shines and buffs Mac security—Is it enough to stop today’s malware? - Apple is ramping up its security efforts, but its go-it-alone approach risks shutting allies out and protecting attackers.
How your iPhone could tell you if you’re being stalked - The latest Apple iOS beta suggests that iPhone users will be warned about hidden tracking devices in the future, but questions remain.
The mystery of the Silver Sparrow Mac malware - Silver Sparrow is the first malware to include native code for Apple's new M1 chips, but why is its desired payload is blank?
Apple security hampers detection of unwanted programs - Recent moves by Apple signal a potentially difficult future on macOS, where antivirus developers will have to play by increasingly limiting rules.
Apple’s notarization process fails to protect - Apple introduced the concept of notarization to ensure any new software submitted to the App Store is malware-free. But is it all for show?
Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all - We discovered a new Mac malware, ThiefQuest, that appeared to be ransomware at first glance. However, once we dug in deeper, we found out its true identity—and intention.

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