More Apple scareware appeared overnight, with the cybercrooks following the same sort of strategy which has worked so well on Windows. Learn our top tips for avoiding infection.
Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin discuss this week's news including the latest attacks against Sony, Apple's new malware problem and cloud security.
Apple has updated their anti-virus technology in Snow Leopard again to address the latest variant of MacDefender and Mac Guard. Will Apple keep up, and will the malware authors accelerate the game of cat and mouse?
A new scareware campaign is spreading that appears to be a Firefox malware warning page. Firefox users should stay safe by keeping a close eye on their clicks when presented with a warning.
Every Mac user should check their settings in Safari - as changing the defaults could help avoid them being exposed to a malware infection.
Blackhat SEO attacks account for over 30% of all detections seen by Sophos customers protecting their web traffic.
Learn what you need to do at your company to protect yourself and your fellow users.
A new variant of the fake security software for OS X was discovered today and it no longer requires administrators to enter their passwords. We take a brief look at the advancement of malware on the Mac over the last month.
ZDNet reports that Apple is instructing tech support contractors not to help customers who are infected with Mac Defender fake anti-virus. This builds on ZDNet's report from last week, but provides insights that 60,000 or more Apple users may be affected.
In this week's podcast Chester Wisniewski and Ben Jupp discuss the hype and the truth behind the recent Mac rogue security attacks and discuss Obama's proposed changes to RICO, Square Enix and Sony.
Technology writer Ed Bott has interviewed an AppleCare support representative, who reveals that the overwhelming majority of calls they are receiving are about malware.. on Mac computers.
This week's Chet Chat guest is Richard Wang. Richard and Chester spoke about Sony, bin Laden scams, LastPass, the upcoming Patch Tuesday and the recent rise in Apple Mac malware.
The worlds first advertisement pretending to be a security scanner targeting Apple Mac users has hit the scene. It has been a busy week for criminals targeting OS X computers as we have seen several large scale attacks. Multiple unique fake scanner samples, new promotions and even changes to their payment sites.
The latest variants of the new Mac malware use particularly dirty tricks to catch out unsuspecting users.
New versions of the latest malware to hit Mac OS X users have come to light, following the discovery earlier this week of fake anti-virus attacks being spread by SEO poisoning.
Cybercriminals have spammed out a malicious attack, posing as a notification from the FBI that you have been visiting illegal websites.
A new Trojan fake anti-virus is in the wild and targeting both Mac and Windows users. Even worse, it is spreading through poisoned Google image searches. Is your Mac protected?
Computer technology is becoming more sophisticated all the time, but it seems that their users are still neanderthals when it comes to being duped by simple social engineering tricks like the promise of naked pictures.
Mike Wood discusses ways to thwart fake anti-virus SEO attacks with a few simple tweaks to your browser.