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Why Apple's Unexpected Security Flaw Is a Real Nightmare for Users

Adam Levin | Posted 04.27.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Apple fans had a nice run, but it's time to face the fact that perhaps the only thing standing between most of us and a successful targeted cyberattack is our own behavior, not our operating systems.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 09.15.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

The DNS Changer virus may not have caused the havoc many expected, but don't get too complacent -- that's just one of a number of nasty viruses and malware out there waiting to get a hold of your system. Is your smartphone next?

Gerry Smith

Apple Pulls First Malicious App To Enter App Store

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.06.2012 | Technology

Apple has removed an app from its App store that could steal users' phonebooks to launch text message spam, marking the first time that malicious soft...

Security Company Makes Dark Prediction About iPhone's Future

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

iPhone users beware! Security company Kaspersky Lab expects the iPhone and iPad to be infected by malware within the next year. While analyzing sec...

Surprising Number Of Macs Infected With Malware

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.24.2012 | Technology

Following numerous reports on Mac malware like the Flashback and Sabpab trojans, new research released by computer security firm Sophos gives Mac user...

Security Experts: iPhone Has 'Critical Weakness'

AP | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology

BERLIN -- Germany's IT security agency says the software running Apple's iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch has "critical weaknesses." The Federal Off...

Apple Takes Aim At Mac Malware

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for update. Apple has released a security update that addresses the Mac Defender malware phishing scam, which affected an estimated 60...

Mac Malware Gets Even More Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.26.2011 | Technology

Apple has promised to take care of the Mac Defender malware that has spread across users' computers. But the makers of the original have created a new...

Apple Acknowledges Malware Problem

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

Apple acknowledged in a statement that Mac Defender malware, a phishing scam that tries to trick users into giving their credit card information, coul...