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The CIA has had tools to infect Macs by connecting malicious Thunderbolt Ethernet adapters to them since 2012, according to new documents published by WikiLeaks.
Two teams of researchers managed to win the biggest bounties at this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest by escaping from the VMware Workstation virtual machine and executing code on the host operating system.
Google has expanded its Safe Browsing service, allowing Google Chrome on macOS to better protect users from programs that locally inject ads into web pages or that change the browser's home page and search settings.
A new file-encrypting ransomware program for macOS is being distributed through bittorrent websites and users who fall victim to it won’t be able to recover their files, even if they pay.
Just because you’re using a Mac doesn’t mean you’re safe from hackers. That’s what two security researchers are warning, after finding a Mac-based malware that may be an attempt by Iranian actors to target the U.S. defense industry.
Without the macOS update released this week, Apple's disk encryption can be easily bypassed by connecting a specially crafted device to a locked MacBook.
It's a lot easier to judge a laptop when you've got it in hand -- especially when it's Apple's new MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar.
Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.
What happens when Apple rolls out updated laptops with all new hardware and features? One of Apple's biggest fans blows a fuse (and the other buys one).
Apple's newest Mac packs a strip of iOS-style contextual controls into the Touch Bar. There's also a new keyboard and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.
Aside from new and interesting features, macOS Sierra 10.12 has a large number of important security fixes.
Sysadmins, rejoice: PowerShell is coming to Linux. Microsoft announced Thursday that its automation and scripting system is breaking out of the confines of Windows and going open source.
It’s no secret that Windows, Mac, and Linux are the three major operating systems dominating the market today—and that their incompatibility often creates issues for users. For the inevitable moments when you need to use a Windows app on your Linux or Mac, there’s CrossOver 15 for Mac and Linux, now only $19.99.
The company had lagged behind competitors in providing financial incentives to report exploits to it.
A cluttered registry can slow Windows to a crawl, but cleaning it effectively isn't easy. We put several registry cleaners to the test and offer tips to help you get your registry down to size and improve your PC's performance.
With the macOS Sierra public beta out, it's time for a closer look at Apple's newest OS. But our tech trio -- Executive News Editor Ken Mingis, Apple guru Michael deAgonia and Multimedia Editor Keith Shaw -- can't avoid the Pokemon in the room.
Researchers have identified a new Mac backdoor program that's designed to steal credentials stored in the OS encrypted keychain and give attackers control over the system.
Security researchers have found a new backdoor program that allows attackers to hijack Mac systems and control them over the Tor network.
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