- News tagged "mac"
Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016
A large number of Mac apps have been found to be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle type attacks, no thanks to a vulnerability in the third-party software framework the apps use to receive updates.
Thursday, 17 Dec 2015
Bloomberg reports that Apple opened a secret laboratory in northern Taiwan to develop new display technologies for use in the iPhone, iPad and Mac.
Thursday, 5 Nov 2015
While Mac users have largely faced less attacks than PC users, the Bit9+ Carbon Black Threat Research team’s recent study has revealed a surge in malware attacks on Macs in 2015, pointing to perhaps a change in the trend.
Wednesday, 4 Nov 2015
Based on a patent published in the U.S. yesterday, it looks like Apple might be looking to slim down its Macbook and Mac keyboards by removing the physical keyboard switches and replacing them with Force Touch technology.
Thursday, 8 Oct 2015
Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, released in August, brought Windows 10 integration and Cortana to the Mac. Now, with the latest build (11.0.2), Parallels 11 brings full support for OS X El Capitan, Apple’s latest version of its desktop OS.
Thursday, 1 Oct 2015
Security researchers have said that Apple's latest OS, OS X El Capitan, continues to be exposed to Gatekeeper's and Keychain's vulnerabilities.
Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015
Azimuth Security researcher Mark Dowd discovered a bug in AirDrop, Apple's file sharing service in iOS and OS X, which allows a hacker to take control of your iPhone and Mac. Read on to find out more about the bug and how you can prevent it.
Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015
Parallels has just dropped Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac, which comes with Windows 10 integration and is ready for OS X El Capitan (when that goes live from Apple). It also lets you run Windows 10's Cortana, Microsoft's version of Siri, on OS X.
Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015
Security researchers have demonstrated how Macs are vulnerable to firmware worms (just like PCs) by developing the first firmware worm that attacks Macs remotely
Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015
Apple has had a blockbuster third quarter with revenue just shy of US$50 billion and profits in excess of US$10 billion, thanks to strong iPhone performance. The Apple Watch also contributed with sales in excess of US$1 billion.