Episode 115: Update Your Mac: Gatekeeper Bypass Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

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Apple patches a gatekeeper bypass vulnerability that has been exploited in the wild on MacOS. Though this vulnerability requires some social engineering to exploit, it is believed to be actively exploited since January 9, 2021. Some Digital Ocean customers were affected by a data breach exposing personally identifiable information. A WordPress trac conversation considers blocking Federated Learning of Cohorts as a security release, and Creative Commons Search is coming to WordPress.org in a few weeks. And Google Chrome has another remote code execution bug requiring an update to patch.

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