Date: 6 months ago   Category: Internet

Dangerous vulnerability is found in a popular operating system


The expert in the field of applications programming Thomas Reed has found dangerous vulnerability in the macOS system. He has described threat for computers from Apple in the blog Virus Bulletin. Vulnerability is connected with features of verification of files in macOS. The researcher has found out that the installed applications, unlike just loaded by the user, aren't checked by a security system. After installation the program is located in the list reliable, and repeated checks are initiated extremely seldom. It is enough to malefactor to introduce a malicious code in already functioning applications. According to Reed, it is very easy to use this vulnerability. "It is possible to take easily the official application which is already established in system, without causing any verification of the signature of a code. Worst of all, that most of developers don't know about it and don't add own checks" — he concludes. Materials on teme00:03 — on September 24 "The Internet has failed" In network censorship and blocking rage. But there is a way спастисьПо to opinion of the expert, thus the large number of applications can be compromised. At the same time the macOS system functions properly therefore can correct this vulnerability unless software developers, having added a feature for frequent repeated checks. Earlier experts have found the new virus affecting computers on macOS. The researcher Patrick Wardle in the blog has nicknamed him OSX.Dummy. The malicious application demanded from users to enter independently teams, and then loaded the external file and fixed it in system. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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