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Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

‘Dumb’ MacOS Bug Allowed Anyone to Get Admin Privileges Without a Password

A new bug on MacOS allowed any user to log in as the full-privilege admin user “root” just by entering root as login and pressing enter.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.28.17
EFI
EFI

Some MacOS Users Aren't Getting the Firmware Security Patches They Think They Have

Do you know if your Mac's low-level firmware is up to date with the latest patches? You might not be able to, researchers say.
Lucian Constantin
10.2.17
Apple
Apple

These Miniature Apple Computer Replicas Are Cute as Heck

A home for your Apple Watch, inside a two-inch Mac Classic.
Samantha Cole
8.31.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Mysterious Mac Malware Has Infected Victims for Years

The mystery of a Mac malware called “FruitFly.”
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.24.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Someone Is Offering Mac Ransomware on the Dark Web

New Mac malware might be a sign of things to come for Apple computer users.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.12.17
The origin of Rogue
The origin of Rogue

Return to Dark Castle: 6 Original Mac Games You Should Play In Your Browser

The folks at Archive.org have ported some gems PC gamers should catch up with.
Zack Kotzer
4.20.17
Futures Past
Futures Past

Apple’s Most Futuristic-Looking Computer Came Out 20 Years Ago

The Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh foreshadowed the sleek design sensibilities of Jony Ive that now dominate Apple's product line.
Ernie Smith
4.7.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

WikiLeaks’ New Dump Shows How The CIA Allegedly Hacked Macs and iPhones Almost a Decade Ago

The new documents show how the CIA was ahead of the curve in attacking Apple computers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.23.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

These Hackers Cleverly Disguised Their Malware as a Document About Trump’s Victory

Hackers likely working for a government used an old trick to target victims with a malicious document that mentioned the new US president.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.8.17
Internet Insecurity
Internet Insecurity

Not Just Windows: Hackers Are Using Mac Malware to Track Iranian Activists

Where targets move, hackers will follow.
Joseph Cox
2.6.17
tech
tech

This Is the Most Annoying Macbook Touch Bar App Ever Created

It's also kind of genius: an emoji sound board stuffed with pop-culture effects, from 'Law & Order', 'X-Files', 'Metal Gear Solid', and more.
Samantha Cole
12.16.16
News
News

This $300 Device Lets You Steal A Mac Encryption Password in 30 Seconds

If you’re worried about someone messing with your Mac when it’s unattended, patch!
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.15.16