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Tsunami backdoor for Mac OS X discovered

The Tsunami Mac backdoor allows cybercriminals to gain access to your Mac computer and launch denial-of-service attacks against third-party websites.

iPhone spyware can snoop on desktop typing

A team of researchers at Georgia Tech have demonstrated how they were able to spy on what was typed on a regular desktop computer’s keyboard via the accelerometers of a smartphone placed nearby.

Has Siri left your iPhone 4S unlocked?

Apple’s new “Siri” feature, the voice-activated personal assistant built into the iPhone 4S, leaves owners’ spanking new smartphones partially unguarded.

Mac malware evolves – time for Apple users to wake up

Mac users have once again been reminded not to be complacent about the malware threat, with the discovery that cybercriminals have enhanced an existing Trojan horse to disable the rudimentary anti-virus protection Apple has built into Mac OS X.

Error 3200: Apple iOS 5 stumbles on launch

Are you desperate to install iOS 5.0 on your iPad or iPhone?

If so, beware of “Error 3200” which has troubled many early adopters.

There are NO free iPads / iPhones in memory of Steve Jobs

Repeat after me – Apple is not giving away any free iPads, iPhones or MacBooks in memory of Steve Jobs.

Nevertheless, Steve Jobs scams claiming to offer free hardware are flourishing on Facebook.

Steve Jobs death exploited by Facebook scammers

It’s impossible to express how sad many people in the technology world feel at the news of the death of Steve Jobs.

Sickeningly, scammers were waiting to take advantage of the bad news.

iPhone 5 emails infect Windows PCs with malware

Beware of emails claiming that Apple has already announced the iPhone 5.

You could be infecting your Windows computer with malware.

History of Mac malware: 1982 – 2011

Viruses, spyware, worms and Trojans aren’t just a Windows problem.

Here’s a short history of the Mac malware scene – from 1982 to the present day.

Flashback Mac Trojan poses as Adobe Flash update, opens backdoor

Mac users are once again being reminded to keep their anti-virus software up-to-date, following the discovery of a Trojan horse that poses as an update to Adobe Flash.

iPhone 5 giveaways on Facebook – a scam or what?

iPhone 5 giveaways are flourishing on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet.

But how can you tell the scams from genuine offers? We help you decide, with some mathematics.

Julianne Hough leaked photos published after phone hack

Did hackers really hack into Julianne Hough’s iPhone and steal her private photos?

The actress/singer/dancer may have not wanted this kind of exposure.

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.