Russian Hackers Reportedly Stole NSA Secrets with Antivirus Program’s Help

Russian hackers reportedly managed to steal sensitive U.S. National Security Agency cyberattack tools from the personal computer of a contractor in 2015 after finding the files through an antivirus program from Kaspersky Lab. This is the third case of an NSA contractor taking home a large number of classified files without authorization, after Edward Snowden..
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Not All Macs Get Firmware Security Fixes, Researchers Find

An investigation by researchers from Duo Security revealed that Apple does not consistently release security patches for known vulnerabilities in the low-level firmware code of its Mac computers. When it does, the patches can fail on some models. That said, the company is one of the very few computer manufacturers that fixes security issues in the..
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