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Apple headlines for the week ending May 19, 2017.
Apple updated its macOS Sierra OS to more easily allow users to install the latest version of Windows 10 on their Macs.
Start the week by updating your Apple devices.
Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained malware.
OSX/Dok is now blocked, but it didn’t rely on any system exploits to install.
A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic and stealing sensitive information.
A ransomware-protection tool will continue in development as Xfence.
Endpoint security vendor F-Secure has acquired a behavior-based security application for macOS called Little Flocker that was developed by an independent researcher.
Apple throws a bone to its most demanding customers with a Mac Pro speed bump, promising a major overhaul next year.
iOS 10.3 is out, rentals work across the whole Apple ecosystem, and macOS adds Night Shift. Put on your sunglasses at night and tune in.
Hopefully you’ll sleep better at night, thanks to the new Night Shift feature.
The CIA has had tools to infect Macs by connecting malicious Thunderbolt Ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents published by WikiLeaks.
Google has expanded its Safe Browsing service, allowing Google Chrome on macOS to better protect users from programs that locally inject ads into web pages or that change the browser's home page and search settings.
Apple is stepping up its beta schedule, so it could mean that an official release is coming soon.
A problem at a major content-distribution network that revealed private information including data from AgileBits’ Web-based shared-password system.