Topic: Mac OS X
09/02/2015, 12:09 pm
A new version of the long-running Genieo adware has brought with it a new technique for accessing the OS X Keychain without user intervention, a security gray area that could be used by other malicious actors to make off with sensitive data stored in the Mac credential manager.
08/31/2015, 01:08 pm
Developers and members of the public who are beta testing OS X 10.11 El Capitan can now download the latest pre-release builds of the forthcoming software update on the Mac App Store.
08/25/2015, 03:08 pm
Apple on Tuesday released updates of Logic Pro X and MainStage 3, both of which include support for Alchemy, a synthesizer plugin acquired through the company's takeover of Camel Audio in February.
08/25/2015, 10:08 am
VMware on Tuesday launched Fusion 8, an updated version of its virtualization tool for Mac users who want to run Windows -- or other operating systems -- without having to boot into the other OS.
08/24/2015, 06:08 pm
Apple on Monday released to developers the sixth beta version of its upcoming Xcode 7 coding tool with support for watchOS 2.0 beta, OS X 10.11 beta, and iOS 9 beta 5 SDKs.
08/20/2015, 02:08 pm
A test build of Google's forthcoming Chrome 46 makes substantial improvements to the performance of the Web browser on the Mac, according to one early glimpse at the software.
08/19/2015, 04:08 pm
Apple on Wednesday released the seventh beta version of its upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan operating system to developers for testing, while at the same time pushing out a fifth beta to those participating in the public beta program.
08/19/2015, 12:08 am
As anticipated, Parallels on Wednesday released Parallels Desktop 11, the latest version of its virtualization software that comes with a slew of improvements, the most notable being support for Microsoft Windows 10 and major features like the Cortana virtual assistant.
08/18/2015, 01:08 pm
Apple on Tuesday pushed out the fifth public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan, its forthcoming major update for the Mac operating system, scheduled to launch this fall as a free update.
08/16/2015, 06:08 am
Just days after patching the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE vulnerability with a new OS X point release, Apple's desktop operating system has been hit with yet another zero-day exploit that would allow an attacker to gain root access without using a password.
08/13/2015, 01:08 pm
Apple on Thursday released the finished version of OS X 10.10.5, a maintenance update for Yosemite that mostly concentrates on bugfixes and security issues, including the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE privilege escalation exploit.
08/13/2015, 02:08 am
Apple announced through a Support Pages document published Wednesday that the latest version of Boot Camp, which is currently rolling out to OS X Yosemite users as a system update, now comes with support for 64-bit versions of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system.
08/12/2015, 05:08 pm
An unannounced feature rolling out in Apple's upcoming iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan operating systems will let users view up-to-date airline flight status, as well as a preview of projected flight paths, using specially crafted data detectors.
08/05/2015, 04:08 pm
Late on Wednesday Apple seeded a third beta of OS X 10.10.5 to developers, further paving the road for what may be the last major update of OS X Yosemite.
08/05/2015, 09:08 am
A recently-discovered flaw in Apple's desktop operating system that allows attackers to gain root-level access without requiring users' passwords will be reportedly be fixed in the final release of OS X 10.10.5, which is already in beta.
08/05/2015, 09:08 am
IBM on Wednesday announced a new program that's designed to help large enterprises incorporate Macs within their existing IT infrastructures, making it easier than ever for corporations to transition to Apple's OS X platform.
08/04/2015, 01:08 pm
Cobalt, a long-gestating multiplayer action platformer jointly developed by indie studio Oxeye and Minecraft creators Mojang, is set to drop on the Mac this October alongside the Xbox and PC.
08/04/2015, 01:08 pm
Apple on Tuesday provided public OS X beta testers with the fourth pre-release build of El Capitan, its forthcoming free Mac operating system update set to launch this fall.
08/03/2015, 09:08 pm
A week after researchers discovered a new privilege escalation zero-day vulnerability in Apple's latest version of OS X 10.10.4, an exploit has appeared allowing nefarious hackers to install adware and malware onto a target Mac without requiring system passwords.
08/03/2015, 04:08 pm
Apple on Monday released a sixth developer beta of OS X El Capitan, further refining the operating system as it rapidly approaches a fall release date.