Category Archives: Mac

Apple + Java = 600,000 Node Botnet

Researchers have found approximately 2% of Macs have been infected by the Flashback malware. How could this happen? Oracle, who now owns Java after their acquisition of Sun, discovered and fixed 14 security weaknesses in Java on 2/14. These patches … Continue reading

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Apple Fights Back

In response to the wave of fake AV attacks Apple has released a security update to help rid the machines of the virus. The update to OS X 10.6.7 adds discovery and removal of the fake AV program as well … Continue reading

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Mac Attack

Two things on the Apple front. Skype has fixed an easily exploitable weakness on the Mac with their new version 5.1.0.935. When you launch an older version it should prompt you to download the the new version. Be sure to … Continue reading

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