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Posted on November 29th, 2011 at 12:00 PM EST
Apple recently shipped a fix for a vulnerability in iTunes that allowed an attacker to send users on a malicious wireless network malware disguised as legitimate software updates. It seems that, although the patch applies to Mac OS X, security researchers were only able to find a way to exploit this vulnerability in Windows. So why do we Mac users care about this? Because of the interesting fact that this vulnerability was apparently used by FinFisher, a hacker tool sold by a company named Gamma International to world governments, to be used for covert surveillance! Read the rest of this entry »