Some problems for Safari 15
- some users crash the browser when trying to add a YouTube video to their favorites:
The alternative is to create a favorites folder for YouTube videos and manually drag and drop the desired web pages into it. A habit that is not easy to take …
- some sites just don’t load anymore, as we can see in these pictures:
I see your Big Sur annoyance and raise you with an actual, bonafide problem: Safari 15 on Catalina.
Straight up crashes on such obscure sites like Target and Walmart. Need to order something from them? Better use a different browser. pic.twitter.com/P1SXte5meE
– Chip Awah (@thumbnumb) September 26, 2021
Finder in danger?
Bleeping Computer, which already warned earlier about a potentially dangerous virus for macOS, has just proven that a security breach now lurks in certain Internet users when they open the attachment of an email. The fault is a vulnerability (or a simple oversight?) Of the code of Finder – the file explorer of Macs which allows access to their files and applications – and the creation of shortcuts.
The targets of possible attacks are those running on Big Sur, released during WWDC 2021, but previous versions of the operating system are also affected. Apple did try to release a patch, but it wouldn’t have been enough to close the gap entirely. Since then, the public is in the dark as to a resolution of the concern by the Cupertino company.
The best advice to follow, for the moment, is not to open anything whose extension ends with