By MacRumors Staff
'Huge' Number of Mac Apps Open to Hijacking From Sparkle Updater Vulnerability
A pair of vulnerabilities in the framework that some Mac apps use to receive automatic updates leaves them open to man-in-the-middle attacks, according to a report from Ars Technica covering a security flaw that was first discovered by a security researcher named Radek in late January. Apps that use a vulnerable version of Sparkle and an unencrypted HTTP channel for server updates are at risk ...
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