Archive for the ‘Apple macOS’ Category

macOS 0-Day Flaw Lets Hackers Bypass Security Features With Synthetic Clicks

June 3rd, 2019
A security researcher who last year bypassed Apple's then-newly introduced macOS privacy feature has once again found a new way to bypass security warnings by performing 'Synthetic Clicks' on behalf of users without requiring their interaction. Last June, Apple introduced a core security feature in MacOS that made it mandatory for all applications to take permission ("allow" or "deny") from

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New Flaws Re-Enable DMA Attacks On Wide Range of Modern Computers

February 27th, 2019
Security researchers have discovered a new class of security vulnerabilities that impacts all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, Linux, and FreeBSD, allowing attackers to bypass protection mechanisms introduced to defend against DMA attacks. Known for years, Direct memory access (DMA)-based attacks let an attacker compromise a targeted computer in a matter of

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New Unpatched macOS Flaw Lets Apps Spy On Your Safari Browsing History

February 12th, 2019
A new security vulnerability has been discovered in the latest version of Apple's macOS Mojave that could allow a malicious application to access data stored in restricted folders which are otherwise not accessible to every app. Discovered by application developer Jeff Johnson on February 8, the vulnerability is unpatched at the time of writing and impacts all version of macOS Mojave,

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