New MacOS Backdoor Linked to OceanLotus Found – TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog

Trend micro recently discovered a backdoor in Mac OSX. The MacOS backdoor was found in a malicious Word document presumably distributed via email. The document bears the filename “2018-PHIẾU GHI DANH THAM DỰ TĨNH HỘI HMDC 2018.doc,” which translates to “2018-REGISTRATION FORM OF HMDC ASSEMBLY 2018.doc.” The document claims to be a registration form for […]

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Wearable Tech Could Help Solve Murder

Police in Australia are reported to be using data recorded by a murder victim’s Apple smartwatch to help catch her killer. Murder The victim and owner of the smartwatch was Grandmother Myrna Nilsson, who was found dead in the laundry of her Valley View home in Adelaide’s north-east in September 2016. The prime suspect in […]

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Apple Hires Google’s AI Chief To Help Boost Siri

In a bid to develop Siri and catch up with competitors in the digital assistant battle, Apple has hired Google’s top AI man, John Giannandrea. Falling Behind The battle to dominate the digital assistant market has been going on for some time now, but industry commentators have noted that Apple’s Siri, which was first introduced […]

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New macOS Too Secure?

The new security called ‘System ‘Integrity Protection’ (SIP) behind macOS High Sierra is proving so secure that it appears to be stopping users from being able to delete (third-party) apps with ease. What’s The Issue? The process behind the SIP was first introduced to users during the ‘El Capitan’ version of macOS (10.11) in late […]

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Serious Bug In Apple Mac OS Discovered

Apple is reported to have released an urgent software update on Wednesday, days after Turkish developer Lemi Ergin publicly reported a simple but serious bug in its Mac Operating System. MacOS High Sierra Affected The bug was discovered in the most recent version of MacOS High Sierra. It has been reported that, by entering the […]

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Alexa Now Recognises Multiple Voices

Amazon’s Alexa AI digital assistant is now able to tell the difference between the voices of different users in the same household, thus enabling the Amazon Echo to handle multiple-user profiles in a convenient way. Following Google This latest development from Amazon follows Google Home’s rollout of multi-user support in the UK back in June. […]

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