Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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Checklist 241: Updating Apple Gear (Again) and (Still) Following Pegasus

On this edition of The Checklist, we'll discuss an update on the Pegasus spyware story, an updates update, and AirDrop security concerns. The post Checklist 241: Updating Apple Gear (Again) and (Still) Following Pegasus appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 240: Updating Apple Gear and Sizing Up Pegasus

Pegasus spyware: NSO Group niche threat or something for everyone to worry about? Plus, Apple's July security fixes and more! The post Checklist 240: Updating Apple Gear and Sizing Up Pegasus appeared first on SecureMac.
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Security fixes for macOS, iOS and more in Apple updates

Security fixes for macOS, iOS, WebKit, and more. Issues, potential impact, and how you can update your OSes today. The post Security fixes for macOS, iOS and more in Apple updates appeared first on SecureMac.
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Telegram encryption vulnerabilities found by researchers

Researchers discover Telegram encryption vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities | who's at risk | key takeaways. The post Telegram encryption vulnerabilities found by researchers appeared first on SecureMac.
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We love Macs

This is an excerpt The post We love Macs appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 239: Two + Two = You

Are data brokers de-anonymizing your data? | Strategies for stopping spam callers | Why storing passwords in Notes is a very bad idea The post Checklist 239: Two + Two = You appeared first on SecureMac.
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WildPressure Mac malware discovered by security researchers

WildPressure Mac malware variant found by security researchers. In this article: What it is | How it works | Who's behind it | Staying Safe The post WildPressure Mac malware discovered by security researchers appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 238: The Annual Summer Blockbuster Special

What do Star Trek, Star Wars, and Will Smith have to do with cybersecurity? Find out on The Checklist's Summer Security Blockbusters episode! The post Checklist 238: The Annual Summer Blockbuster Special appeared first on SecureMac.
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Kaseya ransomware attack could affect 1000+ businesses worldwide

The Kaseya ransomware attack could affect over 1000 businesses worldwide. Article contains: Details | Attribution | Scope | Learning more The post Kaseya ransomware attack could affect 1000+ businesses worldwide appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 237: The LinkedIn Data Leak

A giant data leak at LinkedIn. Is your medical data being shared without your consent? And a listener writes in about ID in Apple Wallet. The post Checklist 237: The LinkedIn Data Leak appeared first on SecureMac.
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Brave’s search engine beta promises user privacy

Brave's search engine (beta) promises privacy — and an end to Google's search dominance. We'll take a closer look at Brave's big experiment! The post Brave’s search engine beta promises user privacy appeared first on SecureMac.
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macOS vs Windows privacy settings

New Mac user? Can't find your macOS privacy settings? We've got you covered! Complete guide to Mac privacy settings for new users. The post macOS vs Windows privacy settings appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 236: ID in Apple Wallet with Nick Leon

On this Checklist, we'll talk about ID in Apple Wallet. We'll cover what it is, why some people are worried about security, and more. The post Checklist 236: ID in Apple Wallet with Nick Leon appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 235: A Trio of Topics

Security cameras that may not get the job done ... and may not be secure. Apple beefs up AirTag security. And a surprising change in iOS. The post Checklist 235: A Trio of Topics appeared first on SecureMac.
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ID in Apple Wallet Privacy Issues

A look at ID in Apple Wallet privacy concerns. Some experts are worried. Should they be? We'll talk data breaches, social change, and more ... The post ID in Apple Wallet Privacy Issues appeared first on SecureMac.
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Cybersecurity professionals: Positive reinforcement works wonders with users

The blame game is not working; experts suggest using positive reinforcement to improve employee attitude and performance.
SecurityWeek

Google Patches High-Risk Android Security Flaws

Google this week pushed out a security-themed Android update with fixes for more than 30 security flaws that expose mobile users to a range of malicious hacker attacks. The latest Android update provides documentation on 33 security bugs, some serious...

Awful transaction and timing: AT&T finally ditches DirecTV

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Ronald Martinez) AT&T has completed its spinoff of DirecTV after six years of mismanagement in which nearly 10 million customers ditched the company's pay-TV services. AT&T bought DirecTV for $49 billion ($67 billion including...
SecurityWeek

Mismanagement Driving Cybersecurity Skills Gap: Research

“To some extent, this data supports the theory that the cybersecurity skills shortage is related to mismanagement rather than a dearth of qualified candidates or advanced skills.” read more
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Linux Kernel Security Done Right

Posted by Kees Cook, Software Engineer, Google Open Source Security TeamTo borrow from an excellent analogy between the modern computer ecosystem and the US automotive industry of the 1960s, the Linux kernel runs well: when driving down the highway,...