06/25/2012, 03:06 pm
Apple's website used to boldly claim that the Mac "doesn't get PC viruses," but following the spread of the Flashback botnet, the company has since toned down the language to say that OS X is "built to be safe."
06/06/2012, 12:06 am
Security researchers are criticizing LinkedIn's iOS app for a feature that automatically transfers iOS calendar entries to the company's servers.
06/04/2012, 11:06 pm
Apple has quietly made public a May 2012 report highlighting security features in iOS that contains details on the extensive efforts the company has undertaken to secure its mobile operating system.
05/18/2012, 07:05 pm
With Apple set to flip the switch on its Mac App Store sandboxing system, the company sent out an email to registered developers on Friday reminding them that enforcement of the new rules will being on June 1, 2012.
05/17/2012, 09:05 am
A small number of iCloud accounts reportedly protected by secure, randomly generated passwords have been compromised, prompting speculation by users that a security breach may have occurred on Apple's servers.
05/14/2012, 12:05 pm
In the wake of the biggest malware presence in Mac history, Kaspersky Lab claimed it was asked by Apple to consult on potential OS X security issues, but later said the company's CTO was misquoted [updated].
05/10/2012, 12:05 am
Tencent founder Pony Ma on Thursday called the openness of Google's Android mobile operating system a "mixed blessing," while noting that Apple's iPhone is more secure than Android.
05/07/2012, 12:05 pm
Apple's legacy FileVault Mac encryption system in OS X 10.7.3 has a security flaw that could allow malicious users to access stored passwords.
05/01/2012, 10:05 am
The malware known as "Flashback" that was believed to have infected hundreds of thousands of Macs may have paid out as much as $10,000 a day to its authors.
04/24/2012, 10:04 am
Windows malware is so prevalent that a new study has found it quietly present on 20 percent of Macs, dwarfing the number of Apple machines infected with actual OS X malware.
04/19/2012, 12:04 pm
Flashback infections have plummeted since Apple released a tool to stop the Trojan, but a security firm has cautioned that more malware could be on the horizon.
04/16/2012, 08:04 am
A new version of a backdoor trojan for Apple's OS X operating system takes advantage of an exploit in Microsoft Word to spread.
04/12/2012, 03:04 pm
Apple has begun asking users to select and answer a series of questions associated with their Apple IDs to enhance security measures.
04/10/2012, 09:04 pm
Apple revealed on Tuesday that it is currently developing software to detect and remove the Flashback malware that has infected an estimated 600,000 Macs worldwide.
04/06/2012, 12:04 am
Apple on Thursday rolled out its second Java update for OS X in less than a week via Software Update.
04/05/2012, 01:04 am
A trojan horse named "Flashback" that surfaced last year is believed to have created a botnet including more than 600,000 infected Macs around the world, with more than half of them in the U.S. alone.
04/03/2012, 10:04 pm
A new analysis of Apple's iCloud service has revealed that the company holds a master decryption key and retains the right to screen for "objectionable" content or hand over information to legal authorities.
02/16/2012, 11:02 am
The new behind-the-scenes Gatekeeper security feature in the upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is one of the most anticipated additions to the operating system upgrade Apple unveiled on Thursday because it provides users with additional security options for installing and running third-party applications.
02/09/2012, 12:02 am
A "Greyhat" hacking group announced this week that it had successfully hacked contract manufacturer Foxconn and released usernames and passwords for vendors that could be used to place fraudulent orders for companies like Apple and Microsoft.
02/02/2012, 09:02 pm
Google has added a behind-the-scenes service, codenamed Bouncer, to scan for malware on applications on the Android Market in an effort to counter the notion that its mobile operating system is insecure, the company revealed on Thursday.