A week in security (December 28 – January 3)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 28 – January 3 including a Zyxel backdoor, a patched Google Docs bug, and breach data for sale.

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A week in security (November 23 – November 29)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from November 23 – 29, including Zoom, Spotify, and the IoT Cybersecurity Bill.

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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.

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Update your iOS now! Apple patches three zero-day vulnerabilities

Apple has issued an update for iOS and IPadOS to patch three zero-day vulnerabilities that were being exploited in targeted attacks. We advise you to install it at ASAP.

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HP printer issue on Mac: What happened?

Last week, many Mac users received a ‘malware’ warning on their screens when trying to access their HP printer. Here’s what happened.

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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?

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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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New Mac ransomware spreading through piracy

We analyze a new Mac ransomware that appears to encrypt user files with a bit of a time delay.

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A week in security (April 27 – May 3)

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, including cloud data protection, Troldesh, VPNs, the cybercrime economy, and more.

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iOS Mail bug allows remote zero-click attacks

A newly-discovered vulnerability in iOS Mail can be used to attack an iPhone remotely using a malicious e-mail message, even if you’re running the latest version of iOS (13.4.1).

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