A Windows application was recently observed packing the ability to run on Macs and download and install malware on the target systems.
Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 recently discovered malware that is believed been developed from OSX.DarthMiner, a malware known to target the Mac platform. This malware is capable of stealing browser cookies associated with mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet service websites visited by the victims. It also steals saved passwords in Chrome. Finally,
New York officials have launched an investigation into Apple's FaceTime bug that allowed iPhone users to hear through someone else's iPhone without permission.
When a company like Apple rushes out a software patch for a critical security bug, it deserves praise for protecting its customers quickly. Except, perhaps, when that patch is so rushed that it's nearly as buggy as the code it was designed to fix.
Researchers from Vietnamese security company Bkav demonstrated that they could fool the technology to unlock the phone with a mask constructed with a 3D printer, some silicone, makeup and two-dimensional images—about $150 in materials.
"This technique uses AES encryption instead of B64 or simple XOR routines write new content to the page at load time," said a Ring 0 Labs representative in an email to Threatpost. "Since this is a newer technique, it can be fairly effective at avoiding scanning services and crawlers that aim to detect these types of sites. But like anything, these services