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 Read more…

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, Read more…

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 Read more…

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

podcast sponsor link:http://www.audiblepodcast.com/applegazette Click the link above to get your free audio book from Audible, and help support Apple Gazette at the same time! Today’s Show: Safari Hacked in 2 minutes flat, Aperture, Macbook news and more! You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can listen to the episode right here: Read more…

Apple’s Safari License forbids Windows users from installing it.

Earlier this week, Apple got a little heat from a variety of sources (including me) about having Safari pop up through the Apple Software Update on Windows machines, even if you don’t have it previously installed on your PC. Now, though, there is another little problem on the Window’s side of things that is, frankly, Read more…

Apple using ‘Microsoft-like’ moves to get Safari on Windows Machines

This is one of those stories that you just know is going polarize the audience. The hardest of hardcore Apple fanboys have probably already fired up Mail to send me hate e-mail about how I should die for writing a title like that…but it’s 100% true. On Windows, Apple has decided to push Safari through Read more…

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 Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 218 – Apple COO speaks on iPhone SDK, PayPal warns against using Safari

Apple COO speaks on the iPhone SDK, PayPal warns against using Safari You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can listen to the episode right here: right here In addition to that, you can also download the Apple Gazette Daily Widget and listen to every episode of the show right on Read more…

Apple didn’t pick a fight w/ Safari on Windows…think about it…

You know, it’s amazing how opinions differ between people. As I sit here, having just read this article from Computer World, I’m almost dumbfounded that it was even written. As I read this five page opus (complete with giant, obtrusive, advertising on each page), I can’t help but question the logic of the piece. The Read more…

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 Read more…