Facebook’s plan to integrate secure messaging across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram will demand technical know-how and a fierce commitment to user privacy.
A new bug in Apple’s FaceTime app that allowed for possible spying has the Internet in an uproar. Do Apple users need to disable FaceTime immediately? Mac expert Thomas Reed swoops in as the voice of reason.
A roundup of last week’s security news from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019, including fresh breaches in the New Year, mobile malware, GandCrab, and how we remembered 2018.
A potentially erroneous report from Bloomberg claimed that Chinese spies were able to infiltrate US hardware supplier Supermicro, and therefore, our technology supply chain. Learn how this unverified story could ultimately come true—and what, if anything, can be done to stop it.
Safari has begun blocking legacy extensions installed from outside the Extensions Gallery. Unfortunately, implementation of this policy has been abrupt, with little explanation for users on why their extensions are being yanked. Let’s look at how Apple’s new policy and how its application impacts security.
A new variant of the Mac malware Proton, which was rampant on macOS last year, has been found dating back to at least two years ago. Learn how this could still affect your Mac today.