WireLurker and Masque Attack show the different paths Apple has taken for app security, and how Apple could loosen the reins of iOS without putting most users at additional risk.
The company advised that people stick to trusted sources for downloading apps
Thousands of users may be infected with malware that collects data from an iOS device, Palo Alto Networks said--though the malware is only found in a third-party app store that offers free versions of premium software.
The new malware program is an OS X version of a Windows backdoor called XSLCmd, researchers from FireEye said.
Ted Landau's personal website was showing unwanted ads. Here's how he tracked down and eliminated the culprit.
IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said.
For almost an entire year beginning in March 2013, malicious attackers may have been harvesting customer information including credit card data, LaCie says.
Researchers from security firm Malwarebytes spotted a tech support scam targeting smartphone and tablet users, while the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams offering tech support refunds.
The company's CEO confirmed that attackers used malware to steal credit and debit card data from PoS systems
Users in North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America weren't served the ads that spread malware in Europe, Yahoo says.