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Black Hat 2019 Conference to Include a Session with Apple’s Security Chief

Head of Apple Security Engineering and Architecture Ivan Krstic will be talking at this year’s Black Hat 2019 security conference, which is scheduled to be held in August, The Mac Observer is reporting. The 50-minute session will be held on Thursday, August 8 from 12:10 to 1:00 PM. https://twitter.com/radian/status/1144021692131364864 "With over 1.4 billion active devices...

‘Fruitfly’ Malware for macOS Variant Still Infecting Computers

A mysterious piece of malware has been infecting hundreds of Mac computers for years — and no one noticed until a few months ago. A piece of Mac malware, called Fruitfly, was first discovered and patched by Apple back in January 2017, says Synack security researcher Patrick Wardle, who spoke to Ars Technica ahead of a talk at...

Apple’s 2016 Black Hat Presentation Video Now on YouTube

Apple's Security Engineering and Architecture head, Ivan Krstic, recently gave a lecture at 2016 Black Hat USA, titled Behind the Scenes of iOS Security, earlier this month. It was here, Krstic also announced Apple’s new Bug Bounty Program, where researchers would be paid up to $200,000 to find iOS and Mac vulnerabilities. Krstic announced on Twitter this afternoon...