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Apple Updates Bash for the Shellshock Vulnerability

Apple has released patches for the Shellshock Bash vulnerability, and although they’re not yet available in Software Update, you can download and install them manually for Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks. In our testing, the patch seems to work.

 
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1Password 5 Touches New Heights in iOS 8

How to Test Bash for Shellshock Vulnerabilities

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Macs Mostly Safe from Bash Vulnerability, but Be Ready to Patch

 

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Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2, Gets It Right This Time

After September, Still Apple Watching and Waiting

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Apple Goes Public on Privacy

Why Apple Kept the 16 GB iPhone in Favor of 32 GB

U2 Giveaway Shows We’ve Entered the Age of Digital Consent

FunBITS: A Minecraft Crash Course

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