Aside from new and interesting features, macOS Sierra 10.12 has a large number of important security fixes.
Researchers have identified a new Mac backdoor program that's designed to steal credentials stored in the OS encrypted keychain and give attackers control over the system.
Security researchers have found a new backdoor program that allows attackers to hijack Mac systems and control them over the Tor network.
Apple has released firmware updates for its AirPort wireless base stations in order to fix a vulnerability that could put the devices at risk of hacking.
A Romanian hacker known online as Guccifer pleaded guilty to hacking into 100 email and social media accounts belonging to American citizens, including former high-ranking government officials.
A hacker is trying to sell a database dump containing account records for 167 million LinkedIn users.
Apple has released a new version of its Xcode development tool in order to patch two critical vulnerabilities in the Git source code management client.
A security researcher has created a free security tool that can detect attempts by ransomware programs to encrypt files on users' Macs and then block them before they do a lot of damage.
The OS X command line developer tools include an old version of the Git source code management system that exposes Mac users to remote code execution attacks.
The FBI reportedly paid professional hackers a one-time fee for a previously unknown vulnerability that allowed the agency to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.
Apple has reportedly fixed a vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to bypass the passcode on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus running iOS 9.3.1 in order to access the address book and photos.
Researchers from Check Point Software Technologies found that the communication between MDM products and iOS devices is susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks and can be hijacked to install malware on non-jailbroken devices.
Attackers are exploiting a weakness in Apple's digital rights management technology to install malicious apps on non-jailbroken iOS devices.
The KeRanger file-encrypting ransomware program for Mac OS X is based on Linux.Encoder and contains crypto flaws that could allow users to recover their files without paying cybercriminals.
Adi Shamir, co-creator of the widely used RSA cryptographic algorithm, believes that Apple should have assisted the FBI in decrypting the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters and choose to resist in a future situation.
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