Apple fixes major bug in macOS that left users ‘at grave risk’ to malware

Apple fixes major bug in macOS that left users 'at grave risk' to malware

The latest version of Apple’s macOS comes with more than just a slew of fancy new features. 

Buried inside macOS 11.3, which was released Monday morning, is a patch that fixes a critical vulnerability that was actively being exploited. This means that, yes, hackers or criminals or governments around the world were using this previously unreported bug for their own malicious ends. 

That’s according to Patrick Wardle, creator of the Mac security website and tool suite Objective-See. In a blog post timed to coincide with the release of macOS 11.3, Wardle explains just how serious the now-patched vulnerability is. Read more…

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