People often wonder how computer and biological viruses are the same. We compare the two, and what our computers and bodies do to fight them—it’s digital vs. biological security.
An old Microsoft Office feature has been brought back to the forefront as way to distribute malware without relying on macros or exploits.
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.