Tuesday, December 11, 2018
SecureMac

SecureMac’s PrivacyScan 1.9.5 Brings Powerful Privacy Protections to Mojave

Las Vegas, Nevada – How many companies are tracking where you go online right now? Answering that question isn’t easy, but one thing is sure: it’s not a small number, and it’s growing! From third-party advertisers to social media...
SecureMac

Checklist 116: It’s In The Mail

Welcome in to our post-Thanksgiving episode of The Checklist, brought to you by SecureMac. Holiday weeks are typically where news goes to die — everyone shovels out the stories they don’t really want to talk about in the hopes that...
SecureMac

Checklist 115: A Cornucopia of Security Stuffing

We’re stuffed on security news this week, with a cornucopia of subjects to sort through in our discussion. We’ll be chatting about a major online retailer fumbling with some of your data just before the biggest shopping season of...
SecureMac

Apple Releases, Updates macOS Mojave and iOS 12, But Bricks Some Users’ Watches

In early September, Apple achieved two milestone releases: the arrival of iOS 12 for mobile devices and macOS Mojave for the desktop environment. Along with a host of bug fixes, both operating systems pushed their security hardening forward. Most...
SecureMac

Checklist 114: What’s the Internet for Again?

Welcome in to another episode of The Checklist, brought to you by SecureMac. We’re diving right into the headlines again today, looking first at a new improvement to Mac security, plus a couple of the more interesting stories floating...
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Passcode Bypass Exploit for iOS 12.1 Appears Just After Release

Just a few hours after Apple released iOS 12.1 – which contained a few new features and a large slate of bug fixes – a security researcher identified a new privacy flaw. The researcher, Jose Rodriguez, recently made headlines...
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EvilEgg

Type: Malware Platform: Mac OS X Last updated: 11/01/18 6:01 pm Threat Level: High Description EvilEgg is malware. EvilEgg Threat Removal MacScan can detect and remove EvilEgg Malware from your system, as well as provide protection against other security and privacy threats. A 30-day trial is available to scan your...
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Checklist 113: Security Breaks and Fixes in iOS

A slightly surprising slip-up on Apple’s part, a helpful security how-to, and an update on a persistent foe — that’s what we’re diving into this week as we tour the headlines and pluck out the security stories that seem...
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Checklist 112: Security as an Obstacle in Mojave

Last week, we brought you a discussion about some of the latest security and privacy features in Apple’s latest major release, macOS Mojave. Not everything is as it should be, though. Sure, Mojave is just fine for the average...
SecureMac

Checklist 111: macOS Mojave

Say goodbye to High Sierra, and hello to Mojave! On September 24, Apple released the latest version of its core operating system, macOS, bringing with it not only many security improvements but also some new additions for online and...
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Checklist 110: Security and Privacy in iOS 12

It’s finally here! On September 17, Apple introduced iOS 12, the latest version of the operating system that makes our iPhones and iPads tick. Packed with a ton of new features, there’s more to iOS 12 than new Animojis...
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The release of iOS 12 Brings Both Security Improvements and Bug Fixes

The latest major version of Apple’s flagship mobile operating has been released, along with a group of updates shared among iOS and many other products, include macOS Mojave and watchOS. As a significant milestone, iOS 12 consists of a...
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Checklist 109: The Weakness is Wetware

Social engineering strikes again, the intersection of the digital world and constitutional law, and more — that’s the gist of the tour we’re taking around the headlines in today’s discussion. On our list for this week, we’ve got: The...
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Checklist 108: Hotel Wi-Fi How-To

This week on The Checklist, we’re going on vacation! No, wait — it’s a business trip. Maybe… the house is being fumigated! Whatever the reason is, we have to check into a hotel, leaving our home network behind. Good...
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Checklist 107: Newegg, Old Issues

This week, we’re looking at a slew of security issues, from a good old-fashioned data breach, to Apple’s latest way to make sure that the person using your device is really you! Those stories, plus a look at California’s...
Computerworld

And that was actually the CLEAN version!

It's more than a few years back, and this oilfield services company is implementing a new email filter, says a pilot fish working there."It was part of an email security product," fish says. "The filter could identify emails containing...

Review: How StackRox protects containers

With the rise of cloud computing and later DevOps, containerization has never been more popular. But cybersecurity has yet to fully catch up. Even security applications designed to work natively in the cloud have trouble protecting the most popular...

Dark web goldmine busted by Europol

What’s the safest way to buy counterfeit banknotes? Not on the dark web market, as 235 people have just discovered to their cost.
Security Affairs

Google will shut down consumer version of Google+ earlier due to a bug

Google announced it will close the consumer version of Google+ before than originally planned due to the discovery of a new security flaw. Google will close the consumer version of Google+ in April, four months earlier than planned. According to G...

Teen SWATter who had 400 schools evacuated lands 3 years in jail

George Duke-Cohan is the British teen who posed as a worried father whose daughter had called him mid-flight during a hijacking.