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Microsoft hit by Storm season – a tale of two semi-zero days

by Paul Ducklin At the tail-end of last week, Microsoft published a report entitled Analysis of Storm-0558 techniques for unauthorized email access. In this rather dramatic document, the company’s security team revealed the background to a previously unexplained hack in which data including email text, attachments and more were accessed: . . . Read more

Urgent! Apple fixes critical zero-day hole in iPhones, iPads and Macs

by Paul Ducklin The second-ever Apple Rapid Security Response just came out. That’s where the very latest versions of macOS, iOS and iPadOS get emergency patches that: Don’t take as long for Apple to build, test and publish as a full version update would. Don’t take as long to download . . . Read more

Apple issues emergency patches for spyware-style 0-day exploits – update now!

by Paul Ducklin Apple just issued a short, sharp series of security fixes for Macs, iPhones and iPads. All supported macOS versions (Big Sur, Monterey and Ventura) have patches you need to install, but only the iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 mobile versions currently have updates available. As ever, we . . . Read more

Apple patches everything, including a zero-day fix for iOS 15 users

by Paul Ducklin Apple’s latest update blast is out, including an extensive range of security patches for all devices that Apple offcially supports. There are fixes for iOS, iPadOS, tvOS and watchOS, along with patches for all three supported flavours of macOS, and even a special update to the firmware . . . Read more

Microsoft fixes two 0-days on Patch Tuesday – update now!

by Paul Ducklin Thanks to the precise four-week length of February this year, last month’s coincidence of Firefox and Microsoft updates has happened once again. Last month, Microsoft dealt with three zero-days, by which we mean security holes that cybercriminals found first, and figured out how to abuse in real-life . . . Read more