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Apple releases patches for OS X's 'Shellshock' Bash shell vulnerability

The vulnerability posed little risk to most users.

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Two scenarios that can make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock Bash bug

Intego has seen some proof-of-concept exploits for OS X using Bash

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Apple says most Mac users are safe from 'Shellshock' Bash bug, promises quick fix

Don't panic! Your Mac is very, very unlikely to be affected by the 'Shellshock' Bash bug.

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McAfee announces 2015 editions of its antivirus and security suites

McAfee's latest security products are here. Do you need them? It depends on how much you value convenience.

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Apple's iOS 8 fixes enterprise Wi-Fi authentication hijacking flaw

A weakness in Apple's Wi-Fi implementation could give hackers access to enterprise wireless networks, researchers said

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Apple updates privacy policy: 'We sell great products,' not your data, says Tim Cook

Not even the government can access information on devices running iOS 8.

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Hackers launch Apple ID phishing campaign playing on iCloud security worries

Phishing emails masquerade as security alerts from Apple about rogue iTunes purchases, researchers from Symantec said

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Apple now emailing users when iCloud accessed via Web

It's one of several security improvements expected from the company following its involvement in last week's celebrity photo theft.

How I Hacked My Own iCloud Account, for Just $200

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Mashable's Christina Warren has more or less recreated the iCloud hack from earlier this week on her own account, armed with little more than $200 worth of available tools.

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Cyberespionage group uses port of Windows backdoor to attack OS X

The new malware program is an OS X version of a Windows backdoor called XSLCmd, researchers from FireEye said.

Tim Cook: iCloud security will be strengthened

Two-factor authentication will be enabled on iCloud, along with more warnings for certain account actions

Meet the Russian-made tool that grabs nude selfies from iCloud accounts

Elcomsoft said it is aware pirated copies of its Phone Password Breaker software are circulating in the underground