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Mac OS X Trojan hides behind malicious PDF disguise

A fascinating new example of Mac malware has been discovered, that appears to be adopting an old Windows-style disguise to fool users into running it.

It’s disguise? A controversial political dispute between China and Japan.


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TWiT.tv – malware infects Leo Laporte’s website

The website run by internet celebrity Leo Laporte, TWiT.tv, has been hit by a malware infection intended to infect visiting computers.


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Internet Explorer users have low IQ? Media hoaxed by bogus research

Media organisations are duped by false research claiming that Internet Explorer users are dumb.


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How NOT to redact a PDF – Nuclear submarine secrets spilled

A silly error leaves egg on the face of the British military – but have you learnt the lessons of how to properly redact a PDF?


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Malicious PDF attack spammed out from compromised VioVet email system

If you’re a customer of VioVet, the UK pet supplies and medications website, then be very careful opening your email this morning.

Customers have received an email purporting to contain a £50 gift certificate from the firm – but they’re really being pointed to malware.


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Drive-by ransomware attack demands $120

Malicious hackers are spreading ransomware, which encrypts media and Office files on victim’s computers, in an attempt to extort $120.

The attack appears to have hit computer users via a drive-by vulnerability on compromised websites.


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Mammoth security patch rushed out for Adobe Acrobat and Reader

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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TechCrunch Europe serves up malware attack

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Apple issues PDF security patch and other Mac OS X updates

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Targeted Trident cyber-attack against defence company

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Adobe products struck by zero-day attacks

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Adobe Patch Tuesday to bring automatic updates

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Critical security update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Adobe confirms it was also hit in ‘Operation Aurora’ Google hack

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Boobytrapped PDFs pose threat to BlackBerry users

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Microsoft user? Adobe user? Update your systems now

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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