Wednesday, October 27, 2021
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Checklist 252: Cheating, Spying, and Cheating

Another stalkerware company leaking data; warnings about iOS CSAM scanning appear to come true; and students using Live Text to cheat? The post Checklist 252: Cheating, Spying, and Cheating appeared first on SecureMac.
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New MacBook Pros, M1 Pro and M1 Max unveiled at Unleashed Event

Apple's Unleashed event introduced the new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips — and the new MacBook Pro models that they will power. The post New MacBook Pros, M1 Pro and M1 Max unveiled at Unleashed Event appeared first on...
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Objective by the Sea 4.0

A selection of highlights and key takeaways from the Objective by the Sea 4.0 Mac security conference (includes links to video recordings). The post Objective by the Sea 4.0 appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 251: Problems, Revisited

iOS updates and research attribution, no E2EE Safari bookmarks after all, and stalkerware company mSpy gets caught! The post Checklist 251: Problems, Revisited appeared first on SecureMac.
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How to check for stalkerware on an iPhone

Learn how to check for stalkerware on an iPhone, and how stalkerware on iOS works. Plus: where to learn more about stalkerware on macOS. The post How to check for stalkerware on an iPhone appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 250: Apple Additions and Cybersecurity Awareness

Apple moves to curb scam apps in the App Store, introduces other privacy features. Plus: Cybersecurity Awareness Month kickoff! The post Checklist 250: Apple Additions and Cybersecurity Awareness appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 249: The Problem With Apple Security

News of a "Good Samaritan" attack for AirTag. Plus: Why one frustrated security researcher disclosed his iOS 0-days ahead of a patch! The post Checklist 249: The Problem With Apple Security appeared first on SecureMac.
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Top 8 security and privacy features in iOS 15

iOS 15 security and privacy features. The most important new features in iOS 15 to keep you safe online and how to use them. The post Top 8 security and privacy features in iOS 15 appeared first on SecureMac.
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Runa Sandvik on security for high-risk people

An interview with Runa Sandvik on digital security and privacy for high-risk people — and how tech companies can keep them safe. The post Runa Sandvik on security for high-risk people appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 248: A Deeper Dive Into Apple Updates

Apple issues patches in iOS 15, watchOS 8, and more. We'll talk about the fixes, and about new features like Private Relay and Hide My Email. The post Checklist 248: A Deeper Dive Into Apple Updates appeared first on SecureMac.
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Eva Galperin on fighting tech-enabled abuse

An interview with EFF's Eva Galperin about intimate partner surveillance, stalkerware, and Apple's CSAM scanning plans. The post Eva Galperin on fighting tech-enabled abuse appeared first on SecureMac.
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Csaba Fitzl on macOS bug hunting and careers in cybersecurity

An interview with security researcher Csaba Fitzl on macOS bug hunting, careers in cybersecurity, and the future of Mac security. The post Csaba Fitzl on macOS bug hunting and careers in cybersecurity appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 247: Grounding Pegasus

Apple releases security updates for all major OSes in an effort to combat Pegasus spyware. Plus: Has Apple really given up on privacy? The post Checklist 247: Grounding Pegasus appeared first on SecureMac.
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Highlights from Apple’s California Streaming event

Highlights from Apple's California Streaming Event, including iPhone 13 details, changes to the iPad and iPad mini, and Apple Watch Series 7. The post Highlights from Apple’s California Streaming event appeared first on SecureMac.
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Checklist 246: Apple Delays CSAM Plans

Apple delays CSAM scanning tech for iOS, but will that satisfy the critics? Plus: Looking for consistency in criticism of Apple's plans. The post Checklist 246: Apple Delays CSAM Plans appeared first on SecureMac.
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China Telecom booted out of USA as Feds worry it could disrupt or spy on local networks

FCC urges more action against Huawei and DJI, too The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has terminated China Telecom's authority to provide communications services in the USA.…
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150 People Arrested in US-Europe Darknet Drug Probe

Law enforcement officials in the U.S. and Europe have arrested 150 people and seized more than $31 million in an international drug trafficking investigation stemming from sales on the darknet, the Justice Department said Tuesday. read more

Free Tool Helps Security Teams Measure Their API Attack Surface

Data Theorem's free API Attack Surface Calculator helps security teams understand potential API exposures.

SquirrelWaffle Loader Malspams, Packing Qakbot, Cobalt Strike

Say hello to what could be the next big spam player: SquirrelWaffle, which is spreading with increasing frequency via spam campaigns and infecting systems with a new malware loader.

North Korea's Lazarus Group Turns to Supply Chain Attacks

State-backed group is among a growing number of threat actors looking at supply chain companies as an entry point into enterprise networks.