Tag: MacOS

Apple Issues yet Another Silent Update to Fix Webcam Vulnerability on macOS

Last week security researchers unearthed a vulnerability in Zoom video conferencing app. The vulnerability allowed others to open your webcam without an invite. Initially, Zoom downplayed the issue and later issued a patch alongside an explanation. However, the Zoom webcam vulnerability only seems to have opened a pandora’s box. Apple informed that it has silently […]

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Security Vulnerability in Video Conferencing App Zoom Allows Websites to Hack Into your Mac’s Camera

A major zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in Zoom, a video conferencing app that is primarily used by businesses. The vulnerability allows any website to access the camera on your Mac without one’s explicit permission while they are on a video call. The issue stems from the fact that Zoom installs and runs a web […]

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New Mac Malware Is Abusing Unpatched Gatekeeper Vulnerability

Several security researchers have warned us about the peril of unpatched macOS Gatekeeper vulnerability. An investigation by Joshua Long, Chief Security Analyst for Mac has now revealed that malware developers are actively abusing the vulnerability. The security researcher has learned that the new malware has been named to OSX/Linker and is associated with the same […]

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Apple Seeds tvOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS Mojave 10.14.6 Beta 1 to Developers

Following the public launch of tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, and macOS Mojave 10.14.5, Apple is moving on to the next update. Apple today seeded the first beta of tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.3, and macOS Mojave 10.14.6 to developers. In both cases it’s likely that the new software is minor in scale. While watchOS 5.2.1 did […]

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‘ZombieLoad’ Flaw in Intel Chips Could Lead to Stolen Sensitive Information; Apple Patched it in macOS 10.14.5

Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in Intel chips, which have left almost every Mac dating back to 2011 vulnerable to potential security issues. But while this is big news in itself, there is good news at the end. TechCrunch has the report on Tuesday. According to the publication, this particular bug, which is […]

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