Critical Zero-Day Flaw in macOS Reveals Passwords in Plaintext

macOS High Sierra

There’s a critical zero-day bug in macOS High Sierra, Sierra, and El Capitan. It allows attackers to export data from Apple’s Keychain in plaintext, with the user none the wiser.

The post Critical Zero-Day Flaw in macOS Reveals Passwords in Plaintext appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Notes for Mac to support Evernote file imports in OS X 10.11.4

Article Image Apple’s Notes app, included as part of the upcoming OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan software update, has been confirmed to support Evernote .enex file format imports in what could be a move to convert users to the iCloud native format.

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Public beta testers get Apple's second build of OS X 10.11.4

Article Image The second pre-release beta of OS X 10.11.4, a forthcoming minor update for the El Capitan Mac operating system, is now available to test for members of Apple’s public beta program.

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Apple publishes open-source code for OS X El Capitan

Article Image Apple has officially released the open-source components behind OS X El Capitan, making good on the licensing requirements of the code.

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Users complain VIP mailboxes still not working properly in OS X El Capitan

Article Image OS X El Capitan users are continuing to deal with a problematic bug that prevents messages from showing in the Apple Mail app’s VIP mailboxes, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple provides fifth beta of OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan to developers, public testers

Article Image Apple on Monday supplied a fifth beta of its forthcoming OS X 10.11.2 update for El Capitan, providing a new-release build to both registered developers and members of the public beta program.

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Second public beta of OS X 10.11.2 now available to Apple-approved testers

Article Image The second beta for Apple’s next maintenance and software update for its OS X 10.11 El Capitan operating system is now available to members of the company’s public beta program.

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Apple updates iWork for iOS and OS X El Capitan with support for multitasking, 3D Touch, VoiceOver, more

Article Image Apple on Thursday updated its iWork suite of apps for both iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan, bringing new hardware support for iPhone 6s and iPad, including 3D Touch, tablet multitasking options, keyboard shortcuts for wireless accessories and more.

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Pixelmator for Mac gets El Capitan optimizations, Metal-based Photos extension

Article Image Pixelmator for Mac was updated to version 3.4 on Thursday, adding things like optimization for OS X El Capitan, and a new Photos extension founded on Apple’s Metal graphics technology.

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New Office for Mac 2011 update fixes Outlook sync bug with OS X El Capitan

Article Image Microsoft on Wednesday released an Office for Mac 2011 update to fix a major bug with OS X El Capitan, which previously prevented users from reading email in Outlook.

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The best new features in OS X 10.11 El Capitan

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Earlier this week, Apple released OS X 10.11 El Capitan on the Mac App Store. With some important under-the-hood improvements and a handful of new features, this upgrade is definitely worth your time. And with a price tag of $0, it’s hard to complain.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/215243-the-best-new-features-in-os-x-10-11-el-capitan

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OS X El Capitan still exposed to vulnerabilities in Gatekeeper & Keychain, researchers say

Article Image OS X El Capitan, launched earlier on Wednesday, still contains serious vulnerabilities in its Gatekeeper and Keychain features, according to security researchers.

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Apple releases OS X 10.11 El Capitan with Safari 9, new Spotlight search, Split View, more

Article Image Apple on Wednesday released to the public the completed OS X 10.11 El Capitan, making a variety of enhancements to features like Safari and Spotlight, while simultaneously ramping up Mac performance.

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Apple begins testing OS X 10.11.1 with focus on stability, compatibility and security

Before OS X 10.11 El Capitan launches to the public, its first forthcoming maintenance and security update is already available in beta form for developers to test.

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Apple issues OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM Candidate to developers and public beta testers

Apple on Wednesday released a golden master candidate for its upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan Mac operating system to both developers and members of its public beta program, foreshadowing a wide launch expected at the end of September.

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Apple seeds first iOS 9.1 beta to developers, adds new taco, burrito & unicorn emojis

In tandem with the GM releases of iOS 9, watchOS 2, and OS X El Capitan on Wednesday, Apple also issued the first-ever beta of iOS 9.1.

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Apple releases 8th developer, 6th public betas of OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Developers and members of the public who are beta testing OS X 10.11 El Capitan can now download the latest pre-release builds of the forthcoming software update on the Mac App Store.

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Apple issues 7th OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers, 5th public beta to testers

Apple on Wednesday released the seventh beta version of its upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan operating system to developers for testing, while at the same time pushing out a fifth beta to those participating in the public beta program.

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Fifth build of OS X 10.11 El Capitan supplied to Apple's public beta testers

Apple on Tuesday pushed out the fifth public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan, its forthcoming major update for the Mac operating system, scheduled to launch this fall as a free update.

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Apple brings native flight tracking support to iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan

An unannounced feature rolling out in Apple’s upcoming iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan operating systems will let users view up-to-date airline flight status, as well as a preview of projected flight paths, using specially crafted data detectors.

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