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Vulnerability allows reading encrypted Apple Mail letters on macOS

Apple Mail Vulnerability on macOS

Back in July of this year, information security specialist Bob Gendler, specializing in Apple device issues, discovered that Apple Mail on macOS stores encrypted messages in clear text in the snippets.db database. In fact, this vulnerability allows reading encrypted Apple Mail letters on macOS. As Gendler explains on his blog, …

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Apple restricts Safari ad blockers, but no one pays attention

Apple restricts ad blockers

The publication in ZDNet drew attention to the fact that amid a flurry of criticism that hit Google because of Manifest v3, the situation around Apple looks pretty interesting. The fact is that Apple limited the work of blockers and other extensions in Safari, but no one was indignant at …

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Lightning cable for hacking a computer on macOS is on sale

Lightning cable for hacking a computer on macOS is on sale

This year’s Def Con conference showed a Lightning cable for the iPhone, with which an attacker could gain remote access to a computer. Now this cable can be purchased for $200. This device looks and works like Apple’s standard USB cable, however there is one small nuance that allows an …

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The patch for vulnerability in LibreOffice was ineffective

The patch for vulnerability in LibreOffice was ineffective

Cure53 company specialist Alex Inführ warned that the patch for the recently fixed vulnerability in LibreOffice can be bypassed. Worse, this is not an easy problem: to exploit the bug, the victim only needs to open a malicious document in LibreOffice, which may lead to the execution of the code. …

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.EXE files infect macOS

Trend Micro experts warn that a malicious .exe file can infect users of the macOS operating system, bypassing all protection systems. The statement seems absurd, given that the .exe extension is used in Windows systems, but the experts explained in detail the design of this attack. Researchers stumbled upon several …

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