FREAK

OS X Security Update Released for Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion

Following the highly anticipated Apple Watch announcement, Apple has pushed out two major software updates: iOS 8.2, which brings support for the Apple Watch, and a security update for Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion. Today’s security update 2015-002 brings a fix to iCloud Keychain for a flaw that allowed attackers with a privileged network position...

Apple to Patch Newly Uncovered FREAK Security Bug Next Week

Researchers have discovered a nasty bug that has been around since the 1990s. Dubbed "FREAK" for Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys, the security flaw allows hackers to conduct a "man-in-the-middle" attack and decrypt encrypted messages. The flaw affects Apple's, Google's, and other devices that use unpatched OpenSSL, reports the Washington Post. As the researchers point...