Alternative operating system security

  • August 01, 2007 01 Aug'07

    Apple releases fixes for Mac OS X, iPhone vulnerabilities

    Apple Computer has released software patches fixing critical vulnerabilities in Mac OS X and its newly released iPhone.

  • May 30, 2007 30 May'07

    Apple tackles a new QuickTime flaw

    For the second time in a month, Apple has been forced to fix a QuickTime flaw attackers could exploit to access sensitive system data and run malicious code.

  • May 25, 2007 25 May'07

    Apple patches multiple Mac OS X flaws

    Attackers could exploit several holes in Mac OS X to run malicious code on targeted machines, trigger denials of service or escalate privileges. Apple has released patches.

  • May 02, 2007 02 May'07

    Apple fixes QuickTime flaw

    As Apple releases a fix for the QuickTime flaw at the heart of a Mac hacking contest, Gartner issues a statement saying such contests are bad for security.

  • April 27, 2007 27 Apr'07

    Mac hack puts Apple faithful on the defense

    This week in Security Blog Log: A much-hyped QuickTime exploit threatens Mac OS X and Windows browsers, but the Apple faithful feel the greatest sting.

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Mac hack tied to Apple QuickTime flaw

    A researcher won a Mac hacking contest by exploiting a hole in Apple QuickTime. The flaw is also a threat to those who use Firefox, Safari and Windows.

  • April 23, 2007 23 Apr'07

    Apple fixes 25 Mac OS X flaws

    Attackers could exploit about two dozen flaws in Mac OS X to cause a denial of service, bypass security restrictions, disclose sensitive data and run malicious code.

  • March 14, 2007 14 Mar'07

    Apple patches dozens of dangerous Mac flaws

    The software vendor issued an update to address 45 flaws, including several kernel issues, disk image handling problems and AppleTalk networking troubles.

  • February 19, 2007 19 Feb'07

    Stop & Shop acknowledges security breach

    In other news, researchers warn of a new security hole in Mozilla Firefox that could allow attackers to tamper with cookies.

  • January 26, 2007 26 Jan'07

    Apple fixes Mac Wi-Fi flaw

    The Mac OS X Wi-Fi flaw Apple fixed Thursday was first disclosed as part of the Month of Kernel Bugs in November. Attackers could exploit it to crash the targeted system.

  • January 24, 2007 24 Jan'07

    Apple fixes critical QuickTime flaw

    The QuickTime flaw was disclosed earlier this month at the start of The Month of Apple Bugs Project.

  • January 12, 2007 12 Jan'07

    'Month-of' flaw projects come under fire

    This week in Security Blog Log: The Month of Apple Bugs has some wondering if the real motive for such disclosure projects is better security or better press coverage.

  • January 11, 2007 11 Jan'07

    Critical Apple flaw discovered in Mac OS X

    Attackers can exploit the flaw remotely to compromise a user's system via the Safari Web browser.

  • January 04, 2007 04 Jan'07

    Information security market 2006 year in review

    In part two of our two-part special edition of Security Wire Weekly, site editor Eric Parizo reveals his picks for top information security interviews of 2006. Audio clips in this program include Andrew Braunberg of Current Analysis; Johannes ...

  • January 02, 2007 02 Jan'07

    Apple QuickTime flaw could enable botnets

    Attackers could exploit a new Apple QuickTime flaw to grow their botnets by tricking users into visiting malicious Web sites, and then hijacking their machines.