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Welcome to Apple iCloud phishing attacks

Be on your guard against emails offering to sign you up for Apple’s iCloud service – it could be that you’re being phished for your personal information, making money for internet fraudsters.

Apple hires jailbreaking iPhone hacker Nicholas Allegra

Comex, the creator of the JailBreakMe website which helps iPhone and iPad owners jailbreak their phones, has been given an internship… at Apple.

Apple webcam spyware artist investigated by Secret Service

The US Secret Service has confiscated computer equipment from a Brooklyn artist who installed webcam spyware on computers at two New York Apple stores.

JailBreakMe site rings security alarm for iPhone and iPad users

A website is making it easy to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad – but could also be giving a blueprint to malicious hackers on how to infect such devices with malware.

Free Apple iTunes Giftcard scam spreads on Facebook

Facebook users are being tricked into helping scammers earn money, in the mistaken belief that they will receive a free $25 Apple iTunes Giftcard.

Goatse hacker pleads guilty to stealing iPad user data

An alleged member of the Goatse Security hacking group, has pleaded guilty to breaking into AT&T’s systems and obtaining the email addresses of iPad users.

Apple fixes critical security issues with Mac OS X update

It’s time once again to patch your Mac against the latest security vulnerabilities – before they’re exploited by malware authors and hackers.

The top 10 passcodes you should never use on your iPhone

Are you one of the many people who is using a dangerously easy-to-guess passcode on your iPhone?

Maybe you should do something about it – sooner rather than later.

Peeping Tom tricked women into taking hacked webcams into shower, claim police

A 20-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly infecting young women’s Mac computers with spyware that could commandeer their webcam.

iPhone 5G spam spreads Windows malware

A spammed-out malware attack poses as an advert from Apple for the (non-existent) iPhone 5.

Adobe Flash security update for Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Solaris users

It doesn’t matter if you run Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris or even Android.. it’s time to update Adobe Flash.

Rihanna and Hayden Panettiere sex video spreads Mac malware on Facebook

Mac users on Facebook are under malware attack again – with what claims to be a sex video of celebrities Rihanna and Hayden Panettiere.

IMF boss rape video? Mac malware spreads via Facebook links

Mac OS X malware is being spread by sick messages spreading virally across Facebook, claiming to be a video of controversial IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

89% say they would tell Mac-using friends to install anti-virus, poll reveals

It appears that a sea change is occurring – with more and more Mac users realising the advantages of running anti-virus software to secure their computers.

Use Safari on your Mac? Make sure you change the default settings

Every Mac user should check their settings in Safari – as changing the defaults could help avoid them being exposed to a malware infection.

Malware on your Mac? Don’t expect AppleCare to help you remove it

Technology writer Ed Bott has interviewed an AppleCare support representative, who reveals that the overwhelming majority of calls they are receiving are about malware.. on Mac computers.