1. News
    February 2nd, 2013 by Karen Haslam
    Apple bans Java from Macs, leaving many businesses out in the cold

    Apple has bared Java from running on Macs, leaving companies that rely on Java plug-ins out in the cold. Apple blocked Java 7 Update 11 by adding...

  2. Help
    September 1st, 2012 by Rich Mogull
    Java security threats: What you need to know

    First, the bad news. Once again, Mac users are at risk due to a flaw in Java, similar to the one that enabled the Flashback Trojan. Even worse, there...

  3. Blogs
    June 8th, 2012 by Natalia David
    Tips to up the ante on Mac security

    Apple’s escalating popularity is a well known fact, but what is not quite as commonly known is the menace that accompanies the fame of Mac devices....

  4. News
    May 15th, 2012 by Lex Friedman
    Apple releases security update, Flashback removal tool for Leopard

    If you still cling to Leopard like I cling to 80s music, good news: Just as I haven’t forgotten Right Said Fred, Apple hasn’t forgotten you. The...

  5. Blogs
    May 3rd, 2012 by Ben Camm-Jones
    Is Oracle managing Java updates for Mac a good thing?

    Apple may have appeared to have pulled off a coup in persuading Oracle to maintain Java for Mac but can Oracle be trusted to get it right? The emergence...

  6. News
    April 26th, 2012 by Lucian Constantin
    One in five Macs carry Windows malware

    Macs are more likely to carry Windows malware than Mac malware, according to a survey. This is not a massive surprise, given the shear number of Windows...

  7. News
    April 22nd, 2012 by Gregg Keizer
    Flashback still around 650,000 Macs

    Contrary to reports by several security companies, the Flashback botnet is not shrinking, the Russian antivirus firm that first reported the massive...

  8. News
    April 20th, 2012 by John P. Mello Jr., TechHive
    Apple tops list of vulnerabilities this quarter

    Apple led all major technology vendors in reported vulnerabilities in its operating system and software during the first three months of 2012, according...

  9. News
    April 20th, 2012 by Loek Essers
    20,000 websites could be infected with JavaScript malware

    Google has warned 20,000 websites that they might be hacked and injected with JavaScript redirect malware. “Specifically, we think that JavaScript...

  10. News
    April 19th, 2012 by Gregg Keizer
    Mozilla blocks Java in Firefox

    Mozilla this week began blocking outdated versions of a Java plug-in in Firefox for some Mac users after calling the threat posed by the Flashback...

  11. News
    April 19th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Flashback Trojan now around 99,000 Macs

    Symantec’s estimations suggest that the Flashback MacBot would have reduced to 99,000 by yesterday. According to Symantec there were approximately...

  12. News
    April 17th, 2012 by Joel Mathis
    Kaspersky fixes Flashback software, Norton releases their own

    The fight against Flashback continues. Kaspersky Lab has fixed the problems that caused it to suspend the Flashflake Removal Tool on Thursday; the...

  13. Blogs
    April 16th, 2012 by Tony Bradley
    Apple takes innovative approach to Flashback

    Better late than never? Apple has released the third Java update in a week for Mac OS X and this one contains the tool to remove the Flashback malware...

  14. News
    April 13th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Friday Poll: Have you been affected by the Flashback trojan?

    Mac users had an unusually large scare this week when reports surfaced of a Flashback malware attack that was reported to have affected around 600,000...

  15. News
    April 13th, 2012 by Lex Friedman
    New Java update from Apple removes Flashback malware

    About 24 hours after it announced that it was working on a fix to remove the Flashback malware from Macs, Apple has released another Java update for...

  16. News
    April 12th, 2012 by Joel Mathis
    Apple developing software to remove Flashback malware

    Apple has announced in an update to its support site that it is “developing software that will detect and remove the Flashback malware.” The...

  17. News
    April 11th, 2012 by Dan Moren
    Kaspersky offers more Flashback details, free tools

    News of the Mac malware dubbed Flashback continues to spread, trailing on the heels of the exploit itself. A security firm has uncovered statistics...

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