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  1. Intel discloses new ‘Variant 3a’ and ‘Variant 4’ Spectre-like chip flaw vulnerabilities

    Intel has released “INTEL-SA-00115,” the latest information on Intel product security or lack thereof…

  2. Germany calls on chip and hardware makers to tackle processor flaws

    Germany’s federal cyber agency called on chip and hardware-makers to address new vulnerabilities discovered…

  3. Apple releases Meltdown patches for older macOS versions

    Apple on Tuesday took the next step toward protecting Mac users from recently disclosed security vulnerabilities…

  4. Benchmarked iPhone shows performance took a serious hit at every possible level after Spectre security patch

    Apple released iOS 11.2.2 update to address Spectre security issues…

  5. Intel’s Spectre patch is causing reboot problems

    Intel is quietly advising some customers to hold off installing patches that address new security flaws affecting virtually all of its processors…

  6. In wake of Spectre and Meltdown, Intel CEO offers open letter, looks to restore confidence in Intel CPU security

    Intel has posted the following open letter from CEO Brian Krzanich…

  7. Intel’s CEO Brian Krzanich sold off the majority of his shares after finding out about the irreparable chip flaws

    A massive flaw in the way computer processors have been designed over the last two decades…

  8. The best Linux distributions for Mac users

    It’s hard to talk about Linux without mentioning…

  9. Antivirus software won’t save your Mac from future malware, but a variety of other protective software could prevent incursions

    Apple has managed to avoid attacks that first appear in the wild, usually nipping them…

  10. Russian Mac malware behind U.S. DNC hacks looks to steal passwords and iPhone backups

    he group behind one of the largest cyberespionage campaigns has been targeting Mac users…

  11. Russian cyberspies blamed for U.S. Democratic National Committee hacks are now targeting Apple Macs

    Security researchers have discovered a macOS malware program that’s likely part of the arsenal used by…

  12. Here’s a perfect companion to Apple’s Swift

    Designed solely for the purpose of server-side Swift development, a Web application server named…

  13. Does Microsoft’s Windows 10 Bash Shell hurt Apple?

    Microsoft Corporation announced its plans to bring its Bash Shell, which has been a standard on many Linux distros…

  14. More developers now use Apple’s OS X than Linux

    If OS adoption rates hold steady, by next year’s survey fewer than 50% of developers may be using Windows…

  15. Hey U.S. FCC, don’t lock down our Wi-Fi routers!

    In March of 2014, the FCC updated its requirements for U-NII devices operating on the 5 Ghz bandwidth…

  16. Apple releases OS X bash Update 1.0 for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion

    Apple today released OS X bash Update 1.0 for OS X…

  17. Two rather rare scenarios that can make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock Bash bug

    Shellshock is the nickname for a flaw in the Bourne Again Shell, or Bash…

  18. Apple: Vast majority of OS X users safe from ‘Shellshock’ bash exploit, patch coming quickly for advanced Unix users

    The vast majority of OS X users are not at risk to recently reported bash vulnerabilities…

  19. After hemorrhaging $23 billion in market value, Apple plays defense

    Apple Inc broke its silence…

  20. Apple’s so-called ‘quality assurance’ manager responsible for iOS 8.0.1, was also responsible for Apple Maps

    Josh Williams, the mid-level manager overseeing quality assurance for Apple’s iOS, was also in charge of quality control for Apple Maps…

  21. Apple customers expect better, much better; that’s why heads are likely to roll at Apple

    Tim Cook must be furious…

  22. Apple short interest skyrockets; foul-ups and negative headlines could add to it

    Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus became available for sale September 19th…

  23. The Bash ‘Shellshock’ bug and workaround

    A new vulnerability has been discovered in the bash shell…

  24. Apple CEO Tim Cook’s banana skins: U2, ‘Bendygate’ and iOS 8.0.1

    Tim Cook’s Apple watched helplessly as things have spun out of its grasp…

  25. U.S. government warns of Bash flaw affecting Apple’s OS X, other Unix-based systems

    A vulnerability in Mac OS X may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code…

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