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  1. Apple releases Meltdown patches for older macOS versions

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

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. CERT: Only way to fix Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities is to replace CPU

    As word of the massive security flaw in computer processing units spread yesterday…

  7. Newly discovered Samba vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

    A newly found flaw in widely used networking software leaves tens of thousands of computers…

  8. Apple and Facebook helped bust the world’s biggest torrent site, KickassTorrents

    When you’re the owner of the world’s biggest torrent-sharing site, the last thing you’d expect to land you…

  9. U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Uninstall Apple’s QuickTime for Windows

    The only mitigation available is to uninstall QuickTime for Windows…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

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

    Apple Inc broke its silence…

  14. 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…

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

    Tim Cook must be furious…

  16. 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…

  17. The Bash ‘Shellshock’ bug and workaround

    A new vulnerability has been discovered in the bash shell…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. Oracle releases Java Version 7 Update 11

    Oracle has released Java Version 7 Update 11 which corrects…

  21. Oracle Corp to fix Java security flaw ‘shortly’

    Oracle Corp said it is preparing an update to address a flaw…

  22. Apple blocks OS X Java 7 plug-in as U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns of zero day threat

    A major security vulnerability in Java 7 has been discovered…

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