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Anti-virus creator and guru Eugene Kapersky has declared that Apple is ‘ten years behind’ Microsoft when it comes to security and that the Flashback malware was only just the start.
Even though the Mac seems to be like a strong brick wall, protected and safe from malware and viruses, sometimes it’s good to check if that actually is the case. Today I’m reviewing MacScan, a tool that will help make sure you are protected.
Apple has seeded a new pre-release version of OS X 10.7.4 to developers – the next incremental update to OS X Lion. As with previous build, this build lists no known issues, suggesting that Apple may be getting close to a public release.
A considerable change to Safari 5.2 on the Mountain Lion developer build seems to be that of a new pane that allows you to view and remove stored passwords.
In an apparent effort to drive increased iCloud adoption, Apple is offering free OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard DVDs to MobileMe customers so that they can upgrade to OS X Lion and migrate their accounts to iCloud
Apple has released their third developer preview of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. The update features a build number of 12A178Q, and includes a host of bug fixes, although no mention is been made of any new features.
There’s a new version of a backdoor trojan in the wild for OS X which spreads via an exploit in Microsoft Word. The “LuckyCat” variant allows take over by a remote user.
Following an Java update released Thursday for OS X intended to remove the Flashback trojan, Apple has now released a standalone Flashback removal tool for users of OS X Lion that do not have Java installed.
Apple has just seeded a new pre-release version of OS X Lion 10.7.4 to developers. The update comes about two weeks after the previous build, and has a build number of 11E46. This is the second 10.7.4 build to list no known issues.
Among Apple’s many intriguing designs over the years, Mac OS is perhaps the most iconic (or at least the most well-known). But how did that evolve into the OS X we know today? Graham Barlow takes us on the exciting journey of how it all happened.
Apple has just released a new Java update designed to address the recent Flashback trojan that at one point affected 600,000 Macs. The update removes elements necessary for the malware to function.
An awesome concept from Cult of Mac reader Cameron Leask has given us an idea of what a potential OS XI could look like.
Reports show that over a half a million Macs have been infected by the Flashback malware. That’s slightly more than 1 percent of all 45 million Macs worldwide. There is now a free app available that will check your Mac for the trojan.
Apple has released a new Java update for OS X, marking the second Java update in the course of 3 days. The update is likely in response to the Flashback trojan found to be affecting 600,000 Macs.
Apple has released a new RAW compatibility update for OS X, adding full RAW image compatibility for Canon’s new EOS 5D Mark III DSLR to Aperture and iPhoto.