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1 in 5 Macs has malware on it. Does yours?

One in every five Mac computers is harbouring some kind of malware, a new study from the experts at Sophos has revealed.

Sophos has revealed a disturbingly high level of malware on Mac computers – with both Windows and Mac threats being discovered.

Sabpab, new Mac OS X backdoor Trojan horse discovered

More Mac malware has been discovered, capable of giving remote hackers access to your Apple Mac.

Isn’t it time you ran anti-virus software on your Mac?

Mac malware exploits unpatched drive-by Java vulnerability

Malware striking Mac computers is making the headlines again, this time exploiting a vulnerability in Java that has left Apple users dangerously exposed to attack.

Mac backdoor Trojan embedded inside boobytrapped Word documents

A backdoor Trojan horse, which would allow a remote hacker to access your Mac computer without your knowledge and potentially snoop on your files and activity, has been discovered hidden inside a boobytrapped Word document.

Topless supermodel photos used to spread Mac malware

The Mac Imuler Trojan uses images of FHM supermodel Irina Shayk to do its dirty work.

Updated: Serious security hole in iOS 5.1? Perhaps not..

Is iOS 5.1 allowing people to access your iPhone or iPad without a pass code? Perhaps not, but we were duped!

Free iPad 3? It doesn’t exist! Beware of scams

Chances are that we will see Apple announce an iPad 3 very soon. But don’t be duped into believing there’s an easy way to get one for free.

iPhone 5 tester SMS text scam hits cellphone users

Want to test an iPhone 5? Sorry – but it’s an SMS text spam campaign sent to mobile phone users.

Scammers reveal features of brand new iPhone 5.. or do they?

A scam spreads on Tumblr, claiming that every user will be given a free iPhone 5.

Never mind the fact that the iPhone 5 has not been announced yet, let alone released.

Fake Camera+ app hits the iPhone App Store

Be careful what applications you install on your computing devices – even if they come from Apple’s iPhone/iPad App Store.

Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads?

Has Apple really partnered up with Facebook? Is the social network really giving away free Apple iPhones and iPads to randomly selected individuals?

Could Apple power cables help you remember your passwords?

A new patent from Apple shows how a power cable could help users access their computing devices when they forget their passwords – and perhaps improve security.

Apple Store billing phishing – beware bogus emails!

Received an email claiming that your Apple account’s billing information is out of date? Don’t allow phishers to steal your Apple ID!

Scarlett had her Yahoo eyeballed – how to avoid it happening to you

Advice for Scarlett Johansson on how to ensure that her Yahoo mail and private photos can *never* be automatically forwarded.

DevilRobber Mac OS X Trojan horse spies on you, uses GPU for Bitcoin mining

Spread via torrents, new Mac malware doesn’t just try to rob you of your information – it’s also keen to steal your computing time.

Mac malware: Tsunami backdoor variants discovered

New variants of the latest Mac malware – the Tsunami backdoor Trojan – have been discovered.

The sky is not falling, and Mac users should not panic. But it may still be prudent to ensure your computers are protected against this and other Mac threats.