Last week, Apple showed that it is getting more serious about security by getting strict about the version of Flash you're allowed to use in Safari.
Paul Ducklin explains the what and the why...
Apple released a statement today acknowledging that they were victims of the same attackers that Facebook talked about last week. A zero-day Java vulnerability infected Apple Mac developers through a drive-by attack.
A targeted Mac malware attack strikes a minority group in China, exploiting an old Microsoft Word vulnerability.
No patch yet for Adobe PDF exploits - Adobe suggests a workaround; Mac and Linux users need not apply
Adobe issues advice on how to mitigate the latest exploits against its PDF Reader software.
For Windows users, anyway. Mac and Linux fans are still out in the cold.
Heard about the OS X bug that crashes programs if you display the text FILE colon slash slash slash? (We're not going to write it here in full, just in case!)
It's an intriguing problem - Paul Ducklin explains what goes wrong, and offers you two workarounds.
After the recent discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in Oracle's Java Web Start plugin Apple and Mozilla are now disabling Java by default until fixes are made available.
Apple announced today that the bait-and-switch of software screenshots in the App Store will no longer be allowed.
Once you submit an app, you'll have to stick to your original marketing materlal until the app is updated and re-approved. Good thing.
Chester finally brings up his century with Chet Chat Episode 100 - the Benjamin Franklin edition!
Chet's guest in the 100th Chet Chat is Paul Ducklin.
Oracle patches Java, then Apple issues its own updates. You can never be quite sure how long that's going to take.
This month, it all happened pretty quickly - and Apple took the opportunity to kick Java out of your browser at the same time...
The latest security updates for Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion came out last week.
They were overshadowed by the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, but to OS X users, are just as important. More so, in fact!
When we write Naked Security articles about Mac malware, we often end up creating a bit of a stir.
So, with a deep breath, here's some Mac malware news: this time, it's a zombie Trojan called 'NetWeird'.
Apple released Safari 6 as part of its new Mac operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, as well as a version for Lion that fixes a whopping 121 security vulnerabilties.
But what about Windows and Snow Leopard? It seems Apple is leaving users of them behind.
After further analysis, more information has emerged about the Morcut Mac OS X malware which was discovered this week.
SophosLabs recently received a intriguing Mac malware sample, variously known as Crisis and Morcut.
Its appearance so close to the release of Mountain Lion is almost certainly a coincidence - but nevertheless a timely reminder about security if you plan to rush out to get a Mac when the new OS drops later today!
ZonD Eighty, the Russian hacker who brought App Store fraud to unjailbroken iPads and iPhones, has extended his "service" to OS X users.
Mac owners can now join their iDevice brethren in ripping off developers.
The new version of Mac OS X, Mountain Lion, is just around the corner and contains a feature which should go down well with security-minded end users.