Safari Hack exploit was public for almost a full year

Last month a Macbook Air was hacked very quickly…you may have heard of it. Well, it turns out that the “zero-day” exploit in Apple’s Safari browser was actually found in the open-source software library called Perl Compatible REgular Expressions or PCRE, which is used by many products including Safari, Apache, and more. Security researcher Chris […]

UPDATED: PayPal may ban Safari if security isn’t beefed up

PayPal is reportedly stepping up security measures to prevent phishing scams, and that new security may just kick Safari users to the curb. Chief Information Security Officer, Michael Barrett, posted a new policy last week that outlined his plans to put an end to phishing scams which includes blocking fraudulent e-mails, criminal charges against phishers, […]

Apple releases Safari and Macbook Pro EFI updates

Apple posted an update to Safari late yesterday that patches several vulnerabilities on both the Windows and Mac versions of the browser. Apple also issued a Macbook Pro EFI Firmware Update that will apparently fix several issue to improve stability of the machine. As always Apple is kind of light on the details here, but […]

Apple Gazette Daily 236 – Safari Hacked in 2 minutes flat, Aperture, Macbook news and more!

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Apple releases Safari 3.1

Apple today announced the release of Safari 3.1 for both Mac and Windows. Apple’s press release focuses almost entirely on speed, touting all the various things that Safari can do faster than any other browser. In addition to speed, though, Safari 3.1 does have some interesting improvements. It is the first browser to support audio […]

OSX Quicktip: Saving Sessions in Safari 3

I spend a lot of time online (some of you may have noticed this). As a result, I tend to have between 5 and 50 different tabs open in my browser at any given time. Usually it’s a mix of things that I want to look at in relation to one of the many sites […]