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Sep/16

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Macs are not safe from Bears

Mac users have long had an unwarranted level of confidence about their immunity to malware and hackers. Palo Alto Networks’ recently discovered some Mac malware in the wild, which I hope will make us Mac users pay more attention to security. The malware, which targets mostly the aerospace industry, appears to be from an APT […]

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How to protect yourself against the recent Rootpipe vulnerability in the Mac OS X version of sudo, which would allow an attacker total control of your computer.

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Arstechnica reports on the discovery of signed malware designed for surveillance on the Mac laptop of an Angolan activist. The malware was a trojan that the activist obtained through a spear phishing email attack. The news here is that the malware was signed with a valid Apple Developer ID.  The idea is that having all […]

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