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Apple Stops Boasting That Macs Are Virus Free

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

It seems Apple's days of claiming Macs don't get viruses are coming to a close. According to the Sophos Naked Security blog, Apple's marketing mess...

Security Firm: Microsoft Ahead Of Apple

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.26.2012 | Technology

Look out, Apple. Eugene Kaspersky is calling you out. The founder and CEO of Kaspersky Labs spoke with Computer Business Review (CBR) about Apple's...

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 Companies: Apple Products Surprisingly Vulnerable

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.20.2012 | Technology

Alright, Apple fans, it's time to face the truth: Your Macs aren't as safe as you might think. According to PCWorld, a report recently released by ...

Nasty New Mac Trojan Rears Its Head

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.17.2012 | Technology

If you have yet to equip your Mac with Apple's latest Java update to protect it from the Flashback trojan said to infect over 600,000 devices, now mig...

Apple Releases New Tool To Kill Mac Trojan

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.13.2012 | Technology

Apple has followed through with its promise to develop software that will detect and remove the malicious Mac Flashback trojan, which infected more th...

Gerry Smith

Apple Vows To Fight Flashback Virus, Mac Users Receive Wake-Up Call

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.11.2012 | Technology

Apple said Tuesday it is developing software to detect and remove a widespread computer virus that has infected an estimated 600,000 Macs and reminded...

Mac Virus Strikes 600,000 Apple Laptops

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 04.06.2012 | Technology

UPDATE: On April 5, MacRumors reported that Apple released another update to Java for OS X, called Java for OS X 2012-002. The site also indicates it'...

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...