Mac malware discovered in the wild allows webcam photos, screenshots, key-logging

A security researcher has discovered a piece of Mac malware that allows an attacker to activate the webcam to take photos, take screenshots and capture keystrokes. Synack researcher Patrick Wardle says that the malware has been infecting Macs for at least five years, and possibly even a decade … more… 9to5Mac

Yet another “critical” Flash vulnerability allows an attacker to take control of your Mac – fix available

Adobe has announced the latest in a long line of “critical” Flash vulnerabilities, allowing an attacker to take control of your Mac. The same vulnerability has been found in Adobe AIR. The company has released updates for both, which we recommend you install immediately. Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player.  These updates […]

Banks in the U.K. Gearing Up for Apple Pay Launch as Santander Allows Customers to Register Cards

Apple Pay in the United Kingdom has yet to officially launch, but some banks are preparing for the upcoming release of the payments service and have begun allowing customers to register their cards for use with Apple Pay. Several Santander customers on the MacRumors forums have been able to successfully add their cards to Passbook […]

Apple Watch allows chronically late users to fool themselves with manually adjusted time

When unveiling the Apple Watch, Apple heavily touted the fact that the device is an incredibly precise timekeeper. As the Watch has rolled out to retail stores we’ve slowly been finding a few features buried within Settings, including one that relates to the accuracy of the time. In Watch OS, Apple has included the ability to manually adjust […]