Mac users warned that disabling all Office macros doesn’t actually disable all Office macros

Mac users warned that disabling all Office macros doesn’t actually disable all Office macros

| | archive, excel, macos, Macros
It’s been almost 25 years since macro malware first reared its head, and it would be nice to think that the defences Microsoft has built into its Office suite in the years ...
Spelunking macOS ‘ScreenTime’ App Usage with R

Spelunking macOS ‘ScreenTime’ App Usage with R

| | macos, R
Apple has brought Screen Time to macOS for some time now and that means it has to store this data somewhere. Thankfully, Sarah Edwards has foraged through the macOS filesystem for us ...
Critical Security Vulnerability Disclosed in iTerm2 App

Critical Security Vulnerability Disclosed in iTerm2 App

A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the popular iTerm2 application, an open source terminal emulator program designed to replace the default Apple Terminal in macOS. iTerm2 often finds its way into ...
CookieMiner malware targets Macs, steals passwords and SMS messages, mines for cryptocurrency

CookieMiner malware targets Macs, steals passwords and SMS messages, mines for cryptocurrency

Mac users can't ignore the need to protect their computers from malware with up-to-date anti-virus software and other security tools. The post CookieMiner malware targets Macs, steals passwords and SMS messages, mines ...
Mac Security Blog Infographic Osquery Background BLOG

[Infographic] macOS Native Security Configurations and osquery

Be it for macOS or my dog eating out of the trash, there is no such thing as a bullet-proof security policy. It’s all about creating a threshold of standards- something to ...
RSwitch 1.5.0 Release Now Also Corrals RStudio Server Connections

RSwitch 1.5.0 Release Now Also Corrals RStudio Server Connections

| | Apple, macos, R, SWIFT
RSwitch is a macOS menubar application that works on macOS 10.14+ and provides handy shortcuts for developing with R on macOS. Version 1.5.0 brings a reorganized menu system and the ability to ...
RSwitch 1.4.1 Released

RSwitch 1.4.1 Released

| | Apple, macos, R
A minor update to RSwitch has been released. Apart from some internal code reorganization there are three user-facing changes. First, RSwitch is now notarized! That means you won’t get a notice about ...
RSwitch 1.4.0 Released

RSwitch 1.4.0 Released

| | Apple, macos, R
Swift 5 has been so much fun to hack on that there’s a new update to macOS R-focused mebubar utility RSwitch available. Along with the app comes a new dedicated RSwitch landing ...
Quick Hit: A new 64-bit Swift 5 RSwitch App

Quick Hit: A new 64-bit Swift 5 RSwitch App

| | Apple, macos, R, SWIFT
At the bottom of the R for macOS Developer’s Page there’s mention of an “other binary” called “RSwitch” that is “a small GUI that allows you to switch between R versions quickly ...

Zoom Zero-Day, GDPR Fines, Google Assistant Recordings

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for July 15th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Zoom video conferencing zero-day, massive fines being issued for violating GDPR, and ...
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