Inside Apple: How macOS attacks are evolving

Our Apple expert Thomas Reed went to the Objective by the Sea security conference. Here’s what he learned about macOS attacks.

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New Mac malware masquerades as iTerm2, Remote Desktop and other apps

Beware Mac malware passing itself off as the popular power-user tool iTerm2, as well as Microsoft Remote Desktop, SecureCRT, and Navicat Premium.

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Macs turn on apps signed by Symantec, treat them as malware

Apple has called time on dodgy Symantec certificates, causing software like Citrix’s ReceiverHelper to be identified as malware.

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macOS 11’s hidden security improvements

A deep dive into macOS 11’s internals reveals some security surprises that deserve to be more widely known.

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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.

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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” broke the internet. It shouldn’t have.

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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.

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The strangest cybersecurity events of 2020: a look back

In a year of unbridled strangeness, these are the strangest cybersecurity events that made us collectively say: “Wait… seriously?”

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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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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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