Tag Archives: Mac

Mac malware hits Dalai Lama site

apple Apparently malware authors have managed to compromise a website related to the Dalai Lama. So reports F-Secure (via Cnet), after a member of its threat research team was tipped off about.. more
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Apple OS X Mountain Lion uncaged

apple Apple has pushed out the latest version, and indeed the ninth major release, of OS X, Mountain Lion. The fresh Mountain Lion has over 200 new features, including a new messaging.. more
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Flashback trojan has infected 600,000 Macs

malware Traditionally, Windows has been the desktop platform which cyber-criminal types attack, given its huge user base in comparison to the global Apple Mac population. But Mac users definitely shouldn’t be complacent,.. more
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New Mac trojan on the way

Security experts F-Secure have discovered a new Mac Trojan that disguises itself as a PDF file. The malware downloads the file into a temp file, then opens itself as a PDF in order to distract users from any other suspicious activity which may be going.. more
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Mac OS X Lion hits 1m downloads on first day

Apple has been boasting about the popularity of the latest version of OS X Lion. Last week, Apple introduced the new MacBook Air with Sandy Bridge processors, Thunderbolt and a backlit keyboard, but redesigned hardware wasn’t the only new thing to come with the refreshed.. more
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Apple Final Cut Pro X now out on Mac App Store

Apple has released Final Cut Pro X on the Mac App Store. The latest 64-bit incarnation of the video editing package “reinvents” the film editing process, according to Apple, utilising a so-called magnetic timeline that allows for fluid editing on a trackless canvas, with clips.. more
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Skype login problems solved, Mac hotfix released

We reported on Friday about the problems which hit Skype users across the world. Some had trouble signing on to the service due to a corruption which hit just a “small percentage” of users, the company claimed. The problem was evident across all computer platforms,.. more
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The Skype is falling – service crashes, Microsoft cops flak

Skype hit trouble yesterday as some users across the world found they had trouble logging on to the service. Immediate finger pointing began as Microsoft has only just acquired Skype a couple of weeks back. Many (some admittedly joking) observed that perhaps MS was already.. more
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Apple addresses MacDefender malware issue

Apple has finally moved to address the problem of the MacDefender malware (also known as MacProtector and MacSecurity). These are different names for a scareware spoof anti-virus program which hoovers up the Mac user’s details once installed. This has been known about for a while.. more
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Google Chrome Canary comes to the Mac

Mac users who like to play with experimental stuff have previously been unable to access Google’s completely untested Chrome builds. For Google Chrome Canary was only available on Windows, but now times-they-are-a-changin’ with the release of Canary on the Mac platform. Apparently Google wasn’t sure.. more
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