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Apple kills the POODLE – also fixes Shellshock in case you forgot


Apple just shipped OS X 10.10 Yosemite - including a fix for the POODLE vulnerability.

Mavericks and Mountain Lion also got updates to kill the POODLE.

As for Lion, now three releases off the pace...bad news.

Apple patches OS X against Shellshock


If you're a Mac user, you may have felt wrongfully left out of all the Shellshock kerfuffle over the past few days.

Not any more!

Apple ships a sevenfold security surprise, including iOS 8 and OS X 10.9.5


Apple doesn't have Patch Tuesdays, but it does have Update Surprisedays.

We just had one of them, with brand new and more secure versions of iOS, OS X and Safari.

Apple Safari for OS X gets "click-to-own" security holes patched


The 6th Safari security update in 10 months is out.

With fixes for 7 potential remote code execution holes, get it while it's hot...

SSCC 137 - Apple, rootkits, hacking and data breach laws [PODCAST]


What about support for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion? Can a rootkit be a blessing in disguise? Will federal US data breach laws make things better or worse?

Chester and Duck once again aim their entertaining expertise at the security news of the week...

Apple ships OS X 10.8.3 - 11 remote code execution vulns patched, Snow Leopard and Lion get fixes too

Apple has shipped the latest point release of its flagship Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) operating system.

There are plenty of security fixes in there, which Snow Leopard (10.6) and Lion (10.7) users get too, in standalone security updates.

Apple Mountain Lion 10.8.2 - lots of bug fixes, no known vices

Apple Mountain Lion 10.8.2 - lots of bug fixes, no known vices

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!

Where are the Safari security updates for Windows and Snow Leopard? Users left exposed


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.

Apple issues security updates for Mac OS X Leopard - to fight malware menace

Apple issues security updates for Mac OS X Leopard - to fight malware menace

Are you still running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard?

If so, you have some very important critical security patches to install - helping to protect your Mac from malware threats.

Apple update to OS X Lion exposes encryption passwords

Apple update to OS X Lion exposes encryption passwords

Apple has exposed the encryption passwords of FileVault users in the most recent update to OS X Lion. Users are advised to use full disk encryption and change passwords that may have been recorded insecurely.

SSCC 75 - VB 2011, Apple updates, Microsoft Patch Tuesday and German R2D2 Trojan

Sophos Security Chet Chat

John Shier joined Chet this week as they discussed the death of UNIX and C co-creator Dennis Ritchie, the Virus Bulletin 2011 conference, Apple's release of iOS 5 and OS X 10.7.2, Microsoft Patch Tuesday, and the German R2D2 Trojan.

Apple releases OS X 10.7.2 and iOS 5 with enormous security patch


A comprehensive look at the security updates in iOS 5 and OS X Lion 10.7.2. In addition to new features for iOS users, many critical fixes are present.

iTunes 10.5 released to fix 79 vulnerabilties on Windows, OS X to follow


Apple released iTunes 10.5 today to fix 79 vulnerabilities for Windows users and introduce support for iCloud, wireless syncing and iOS 5 compatibility.

Nimda, Lion hole, scam bust, dot CZ dot CC and RIP Steve - 60 Sec Security

Nimda, Lion hole, scam bust, .CZ.CC  and RIP Steve - 60 Sec Security

Enjoy the latest security news in brief by watching 60 Second Security!

This episode: learning from the 10-year-old Nimda virus, finding a password hole in Lion, taking down support scammers and the dot CZ dot CC domain, and farewelling Steve Jobs.

Flaw in OS X Lion allows unauthorized password changes


A flaw in Apple's OS X 10.7 (Lion) software allows password changes without knowledge of the existing password... Could someone lock you out of your freshly encrypted Mac?

Apple releases update to remove DigiNotar from trusted list


Apple have released an update for OS X Lion and Snow Leopard to revoke the digital certificates that were compromised by hackers at DigiNotar last week.Be sure you are currently on 10.6.8 or 10.7.1 for full protection.

OS X Lion accused of having huge network security hole


As a security friend quipped, "Have you seen the recent discussions online about LDAP network authentication on Lion clients? It's a really handy feature - if you forget your password, you can just make one up. A real helpdesk time saver!"

BH 2011: Macs in the age of the APT


Researchers presented a comparison of OS X and Windows and how well Macs are defended against being used in APT-style targeted attacks.

Apple releases Mac OS X Lion - Sophos users are protected


Sophos's anti-virus products are compatible with the latest version of Mac OS X, codenamed "Lion".

Apple fixes critical security issues with Mac OS X update

Apple fixes critical security issues with Mac OS X update

It's time once again to patch your Mac against the latest security vulnerabilities - before they're exploited by malware authors and hackers.