Don't-Miss Security Stories

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Podcast 463: Apple Music launch and security updates galore

Glenn helps Susie feel safer with his copious knowledge of OS X security. Susie helps Glenn figure out Apple Music. That's what friends are for.

Apple releases tons of security updates for recent flaws and exploits

Along with Apple Music came fixes for a laundry list of exploits and a long-overdue change to Apple's digital certificate policy.

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Medium stays firmly anti-password with radical e-mail-based logins

The blogging platform no longer requires a Twitter or Facebook account, but still won't let you create a password.

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Adobe patches zero-day Flash Player flaw used in targeted attacks

The vulnerability has been exploited by a China-based cyberespionage group for several weeks, security firm FireEye says.

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Make the most of your Mac by adding NAS

Pair your Mac with NAS to save time and reduce stress through easier downloads, improved organization, smoother backups, and more.

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Zero-day exploit lets App Store malware steal OS X and iOS passwords

A new research paper reveals methods for OS X and iOS malware that makes it into the App Store to steal passwords and app data, as well as hijack session tokens.

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Online password locker LastPass hacked

Users will need to change their master passwords after the company detected a breach.

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A Trojan horse to phish iCloud passwords lurks in an iOS Mail bug

A researcher finds that Mail in iOS improperly filters HTML, allowing a pop-up menu to appear that closely mimics the iCloud log in.

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Apple Mail flaw could pose risk to iCloud passwords

A researcher says he notified Apple in January but the flaw has yet to be patched.

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With iOS 9, developers will be able to limit their apps to newer devices

New functionality means that devices like the iPad 2 and iPad mini will be blocked from installing certain apps

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Apple steps up security with native two-factor and 6-digit passcodes in iOS 9

Apple puts two factors front and center to secure accounts in iOS and OS X, while suggesting a longer passcode in iOS 9.

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Tim Cook takes shots at Google, NSA during speech on privacy and encryption

The Apple CEO is highly critical of companies that sell personal user data -- email, search queries and even photos -- to advertisers. But is Cook throwing stones in Apple's glass house?

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have raised cameras.

Fraud campaign installs rogue app on non-jailbroken iPhones

The attackers are likely abusing Apple's iOS Developer Enterprise Program, researchers said

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Facebook boosts notification email security with OpenPGP encryption

Don't let hackers take your Facebook account. Protect your email notifications with OpenPGP.