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  1. FBI solves mystery surrounding 15-year-old Fruitfly Mac malware

    The FBI has solved the final mystery surrounding a strain of Mac malware that was used…

  2. How to prevent Mac apps from using your FaceTime camera and microphone without permission

    macOS Mojave strengthens user security and privacy by barring apps from using…

  3. Man charged over ‘FruitFly’ Creepsterware; spied on users via infected Windows PCs’ and Macs’ cameras and microphones

    At the time, it was unclear just what the spy tool was for, though it appeared to be used for…

  4. Google engineer proves any iPhone app with camera permission can spy on you

    Google engineer Felix Krause has detailed an alarming privacy setting in Apple’s iOS…

  5. Mac malware undetected for years allows webcam photos, key-logging, and more

    A mysterious piece of malware that gives attackers surreptitious control over webcams, keyboards, and other sensitive resources…

  6. How to completely disable your Mac’s FaceTime camera

    Some of the more privacy conscious Mac users out there might put tape over their webcam or use apps…

  7. Why you should cover up your Mac’s iSight camera

    As it happens a few high-profile folks have been spotted covering their webcams, including F.B.I. Director James Comey…

  8. Newly discovered Mac/Linux malware ‘Fruitfly’ watches your every move

    A Mac malware that’s been spying on biomedical research centers may have been circulating undetected for years

  9. How to keep your Mac’s camera from spying on you, no tape required

    You’re being watched through your hacked computer or phone or through a hijacked surveillance camera feed…

  10. How to get an alert in macOS when an app accesses the webcam or microphone

    Malicious websites and apps can gain access to your webcam and microphone…

  11. Former NSA staffer demonstrates Mac malware that can tap into live webcam and mic feeds

    Security researcher and former NSA staffer Patrick Wardle is this afternoon demonstrating a way…

  12. How to turn your Mac into a spy cam

    Your Mac has a standard built-in iSight camera, which, with the right software, can be turned into a spy cam…

  13. Another Mac-specific malware pops up, but Apple’s Gatekeeper still prevents infection

    A second piece of Mac-specific malware has been discovered this week, one that could expose…

  14. What Mac users need to know about ‘Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor’

    Internet security software company Bitdefender’s research lab has disclosed new malware…

  15. New Mac malware in the wild: ‘Backdoor.MAC.Elanor’ can control FaceTime camera, steal data, more

    Bitdefender Labs has found what it tells us is only the second example of true Mac malware to enter circulation this year…

  16. Mark Zuckerberg covers his MacBook’s camera and microphone with tape

    Zuckerberg appears to wear fancy tape over the camera and microphone of his MacBook Pro…

  17. How to disable the iSight camera on your Mac

    When thinking about the potential hacking and privacy concerns…

  18. U.S. F.T.C. calls for strong data, privacy protection with connected devices

    As consumers increasingly adopt devices that can collect information…

  19. iPhone 6s to feature new dual-lens camera and Apple Watch’s ‘Force Touch’ pressure sensor, sources say

    Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will feature dual lens cameras capable of optical zoom and 3D pressure sensors…

  20. Apple’s iPod still has the touch

    he iPod may seem like a side act for Apple these days, but…

  21. Why Apple decided to introduce a new iPod and lower prices across the board

    Apple introduced a 16GB iPod Touch this week that comes in five different colors…

  22. Apple’s new $50 iPod pricing tiers likely won’t make it iPhones and iPads

    Apple has now admitted that there is no real need for the $100 gap other than to pad profits…

  23. Apple slashes iPod touch prices, launches new 16GB model

    Apple on Thursday cut prices across the board for its iPod Touch line…

  24. Apple delivers iSight camera, multiple colors to most affordable iPod touch model

    Apple today announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available…

  25. Apple working on optical image stabilization to create ‘super-resolution’ images

    In the future you’ll have the option of turning on Super-Resolution on your Apple iPhone…

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