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Apple patches Mac OS/X and then iOS – with ‘only’ three weeks delay inbetween. Shame on them.

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April 29, 2014

Found at http://www.tombom.co.uk/blog/?p=492 – please read there.   Copy follows     Apple + Patching = You’re Doing It Wrong 😦 Posted in Uncategorized – 23 April 2014 – No comment Apple just released iOS 7.1.1, which contains a bunch of security fixes for a wide range of things. Of particular interest is the list of issues they fixed in WebKit, which includes:… Read More ›

A geek joke for developers…

With Kudos to XKCD – copied from http://xkcd.com/292/ And here is some source code with a goto with BAD CONSEQUENCES (huge vulnerability in MAC OS X 10.9.x before 10.9.2 – http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-1266) – find the error for yourself: static OSStatus SSLVerifySignedServerKeyExchange(SSLContext *ctx, bool isRsa, SSLBuffer signedParams, uint8_t *signature, UInt16 signatureLen) { OSStatus        err; … if ((err =… Read More ›