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intego.com

Thunderstrike 2 firmware worm proves Apple needs to introduce a bug bounty

Another serious vulnerability has been found at the heart of Macs and MacBooks, and could be exploited by an undetectable firmware worm.

Shouldn’t Apple be doing more to encourage vulnerability research?

Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.


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intego.com

Prince Harming and Dark Jedi sent packing by Apple’s latest OS X update

The Prince Harming and Dark Jedi attacks against Apple computers has been patched, protecting against EFI ROM chip rootkit attacks.

Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.


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intego.com

A 30 second nap could be all a hacker needs to rootkit your Mac

A new zero-day vulnerability has been discovered on older Mac computers, opening opportunities for hackers to meddle with the system BIOS and install a rootkit.

Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.


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bitdefender.com

Lottery security director accused of hacking random-number generator to win $14.3 million

It sounds like the plot of a movie. But it’s not. At least not yet.

Read the extraordinary story of the man suspected of rigging the lottery to win $14.3 million in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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welivesecurity.com

Thunderstrike! How a radar-proof rootkit could infect your Mac

A security researcher describes how malware could infect your Mac’s boot ROM, and spy on your activities, with little chance of you ever realising.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Anti-virus firm finds alleged Kremlin cyberweapon, undetected for at least three years

Uroburos is a very complex and sophisticated piece of malware, designed to steal confidential data.

And, according to one security firm, it has all the hallmarks of being backed by Moscow.


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Android rootkits – malware on your smartphone

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Surveillance rootkits on smartphones

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Sophos Anti-Rootkit updated – download it for free

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Sophos enhancements, rootkits and ball gowns

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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