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Insecure macOS API. Still.

Michael Mimoso for Kaspersky ThreatPost: DEPRECATED, INSECURE APPLE AUTHORIZATION API CAN BE ABUSED TO RUN CODE AT ROOT.  Quote from the blog:

A deprecated Apple authorization API, invoked by third-party installers, is still developers’ preferred choice for updating apps and services on macOS … The situation is known and was  21 more words

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AV-Comparatives Mac Security Review

AV-C’s Mac Security Test and Review report, July 2017: Mac Reviews / Tests Includes testing of the following: Avast Mac Security AVG AntiVirus for Mac Avira Antivirus Pro for Mac Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac BitMedic AntiVirus ESET Cyber Security Pro Intego Mac Premium Bundle X9 Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Complete […]

from AV-Comparatives Mac Security Review

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Pre-Installed Android Trojan

The Trojan Dr. Web calls Android.Triada.231 comes pre-installed (but not for your convenience) in the firmware of a number of Android mobile devices ‘ including Leagoo M5 Plus, Leagoo M8, Nomu S10, and Nomu S20.’ For Graham Cluley’s blog, David Bisson points out that ‘The security firm has contacted the manufacturers with the request that they push out […] 7 more words

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OSX_DOK malware

Trend Micro: OSX Malware Linked to Operation Emmental Hijacks User Network Traffic “The OSX_DOK malware (Detected by Trend Micro as OSX_DOK. C) showcases sophisticated features such as certificate abuse and security software evasion that affects machines using Apple’s OSX operating system.” David Harley… 6 more words

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SE Labs on Effective AV

In my previous (very brief) post I was mildly critical of AV-Test for publishing a comparative review of OS X Sierra products without much in the way of information about methodology. 127 more words

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AV-Test - OS X comparative test

Here’s a comparative rarity (pun intended): a comparative test of OS X products.

This one is from AV-Test: 10 Antivirus Suites for MacOS Sierra Put to the Test… 8 more words

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AV-Test Comparative Test

AV-Test: 10 Antivirus Suites for MacOS Sierra Put to the Test Not much detail on methodology, though. David Harley

from AV-Test Comparative Test

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