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Update to iOS 10.3.3 now: Apple patches serious Wi-Fi exploit

Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 patch fixes Broadpwn, a vulnerability that can be exploited over Wi-Fi.

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Keeper review: A strong focus on security

You won't find the emphasis on automation of competing password managers, but Keeper will give you peace of mind.

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macOS High Sierra: The new Safari takes steps to reduce persistent user tracking, but is it enough?

High Sierra Safari has Intelligent Tracking Prevention, but controlling browser-based blocking isn't the whole story.

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How safe is iMessage in the cloud?

Apple says iOS 11 and High Sierra will store your iMessages in iCloud, and sync Siri and Photos’ people identification, too.

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Apple’s new iCloud security requirements: How it affects you and the software you use

Starting June 15, you have to use a unique password for non-Apple contacts, calendar, and email apps, but Apple isn’t going far enough.

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Don't Panic: Breach at software developer shouldn’t affect its customers or its future

A leading independent Mac and iOS development company has chagrin, but says no customer or financial information leaked, nor was its website compromised.

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Podcast 559: Siri gets company

Voice-recognition competitors come to the iPhone, while Apple invests in advance glass production in the U.S.

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How to avoid the WannaCrypt virus if you run Windows on a Mac

If you're only an occasional user of Windows on a Mac, make sure you don't get hit by current worms.

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Trojan malware infests official HandBrake for Mac downloads

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.

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Google Docs phishing attack underscores OAuth security risks

Google has stopped Wednesday’s clever email phishing scheme, but the attack may very well make a comeback.

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Here's how the sneaky Gmail phishing attack fooled victims with a fake Google Docs app

Google Docs was pulled into a sneaky email phishing attack on Tuesday that was designed to trick users into giving up access to their Gmail accounts.

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New macOS malware OSX/Dok requires a lot of manual steps

OSX/Dok is now blocked, but it didn’t rely on any system exploits to install.

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Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic

A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic and stealing sensitive information.

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Little Flocker reincarnates as Xfence, a free beta from F-Secure

A ransomware-protection tool will continue in development as Xfence.

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F-Secure buys Little Flocker to combat macOS ransomware

Endpoint security vendor F-Secure has acquired a behavior-based security application for macOS called Little Flocker that was developed by an independent researcher.