Tag Archives: Mac

A single unicode symbol can crash iPhone, iPad and Mac apps

Apple’s been in the headlines over the past few months, for all of the wrong reasons. According to TechCrunch, their PR losing streak isn’t going to stop any time soon. TechCrunch reports that an IOS software development house has discovered that two unicode symbols, when inputted into a number of popular iOS apps, will cause the apps to crash.… Read More »

Apple Users Targeted in First Known Mac Ransomware Campaign

Apple customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers using a pernicious type of software known as ransomware, researchers with Palo Alto Networks Inc told Reuters on Sunday. Ransomware, one of the fastest-growing types of cyber threats, encrypts data on infected machines, then typically asks users to pay ransoms in hard-to-trace… Read More »