Apple opens public bug bounty program, publishes official rules

Apple has formally opened its bug bounty program today to all security researchers, after announcing the move earlier this year in August at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Until today, Apple ran an invitation-based bug bounty program for selected Read More …

Office for Mac Users Warned of Malicious SYLK Files

Microsoft Office for Mac users are being warned that malicious SYLK files are sneaking past endpoint defenses even when the “disable all macros without notification” is turned on. This leaves systems vulnerable to a remote, unauthenticated attackers who can execute Read More …

Malvertising campaign targets Apple users with malicious code hidden in images

Apple users continue to be some of the favorite targets of malvertising campaigns, according to a report published this week by cyber-security firm Confiant. The report describes a new malvertising group called VeryMal that’s been going after Apple users, with the Read More …