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Alarming macOS Malware Found on Over 30k Machines (Including M1 Macs)

Security researchers at Red Canary have discovered a mysterious new malware on nearly 30,000 Macs, though the actual number of infected computers is probably much higher. It appears that the malware, nicknamed Silver Sparrow, is waiting for the right moment to deliver a malicious payload to its host devices. It’s one of the first viruses…

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New macOS malware discovered, but danger remains unknown

The malware—identified by Red Canary researchers—has been found in 153 countries, with concentrations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, and Germany. According to the researchers, Silver Sparrow, as they’re calling this security threat is mysterious: so far, it simply forces affected computers to check a server once…

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MacOS Big Sur 11.2.1 addresses MacBook Pro charging issues

There are also supplemental updates for Catalina 10.15.7 and Mojave 10.14.6.

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Building XNU for macOS 11.2 (Intel and Apple Silicon)

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MacOS Big Sur’s battery optimisation: You can’t do much to tweak laptop settings

In macOS 10.15 Catalina, Apple brought the first part of the existing iOS/iPadOS battery-charging optimization algorithm to Mac laptops with Thunderbolt 3 capability. Instead of always charging your laptop battery to 100 percent and then topping it off whenever it’s plugged in, the 10.15.5 update of Catalina added a Battery Health Management checkbox in the…

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macOS 11 Big Sur: Fix coming for ultrawide and super-ultrawide displays on M1 Macs

macOS Big Sur: Complete coverage What you need to know about Apple’s latest Mac operating system. Apple showed off new features of macOS 10.16 Big Sur at WWDC 2020 Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by Macworld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More The newest version of…