Mac OS X

Latest Mac malware spies on infected computers. Bad news if you aren’t in China’s good books

Watering hole attack exploits Java vulnerabilities to infect and spy upon Mac computers.


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Boobytrapped movie files could infect your Mac – patch now!

Be careful watching movies on your Mac – they could come with an unexpected extra feature… malware.

Be sure to install Apple’s critical security update now.


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The biggest Mac malware attack of all time – blogger names suspected mastermind

Award-winning security blogger Brian Krebs has shared details of his investigation into who might have been behind Flashback – which hit more than 600,000 Mac computers in early 2012.


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New variant of Mac Trojan discovered, targeting Tibet

The malware threat on Macs is real, and should not be underestimated.


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Mac malware – the threat is real

The Mac malware landscape is dominated by fake anti-viruses and false codecs.

Don’t be a dummy – defend your mac with anti-virus software.


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Multi-platform backdoor malware targets Windows, Mac and Linux users

A web-based malware attack has been discovered, targeting users of Windows, Mac and Linux.

Although the amount of malware written for different operating systems can vary, it’s becoming increasingly hard to argue that it’s safe to surf the web on any OS without anti-virus protection.


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Apple issues security updates for Mac OS X Leopard – to fight malware menace

Are you still running Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard?

If so, you have some very important critical security patches to install – helping to protect your Mac from malware threats.


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Adobe’s fix for Photoshop CS5 security issue? Buy Photoshop CS6

Way to alienate a loyal customerbase, Adobe.

Adobe is making users pay of its Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash Professional products pay hundreds of dollars to fix security flaws.


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Python-based malware attack targets Macs. Windows PCs also under fire

A new malware attack is targeting Mac computers with a Python-based backdoor Trojan.

And Windows computers aren’t getting away scot free either.


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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.


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New version of Sabpab Mac Trojan emerges, spread via Word documents

A new version of the Mac OS X Sabpab Trojan horse has come to light, and rather than relying upon a Java vulnerability – it appears to be exploiting malformed Word documents instead.


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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?


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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.


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Topless supermodel photos used to spread Mac malware

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


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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.


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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.


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