Minority groups in China appear to have been targeted by a Mac malware attack, delivered via boobytrapped Word documents.
Who could possibly be interested in targeting their computers?
Apple released a statement today acknowledging that they were victims of the same attackers that Facebook talked about last week. A zero-day Java vulnerability infected Apple Mac developers through a drive-by attack.
A targeted Mac malware attack strikes a minority group in China, exploiting an old Microsoft Word vulnerability.
No patch yet for Adobe PDF exploits - Adobe suggests a workaround; Mac and Linux users need not apply
Adobe issues advice on how to mitigate the latest exploits against its PDF Reader software.
For Windows users, anyway. Mac and Linux fans are still out in the cold.
Heard about the OS X bug that crashes programs if you display the text FILE colon slash slash slash? (We're not going to write it here in full, just in case!)
It's an intriguing problem - Paul Ducklin explains what goes wrong, and offers you two workarounds.
It should go without saying that if you use Opera, you should update to version 12.13 as soon as possible.
But... what if you didn't get your copy of Opera from the official website?
What if, instead, you acquired your version of Opera for Mac from Apple's Mac App Store?
Mac malware has been found on a website related to the Dalai Lama, capable of allowing hackers to steal files and spy on keystrokes.
Patch Tuesday has come around again.
The fixes cover Internet Explorer, Excel (on Windows and Mac), the kernel itself, and more.
Here's advice on the what, the why and the where...
A high stakes online poker player says that an unknown hacker used a malicious image file to compromise his account and empty of it of more than $100,000 in winnings – the latest in what players say is a string of scams.
SophosLabs recently received a intriguing Mac malware sample, variously known as Crisis and Morcut.
Its appearance so close to the release of Mountain Lion is almost certainly a coincidence - but nevertheless a timely reminder about security if you plan to rush out to get a Mac when the new OS drops later today!
ZonD Eighty, the Russian hacker who brought App Store fraud to unjailbroken iPads and iPhones, has extended his "service" to OS X users.
Mac owners can now join their iDevice brethren in ripping off developers.
A new malware attack is targeting Mac computers with a Python-based backdoor Trojan.
And Windows computers aren't getting away scott free either.
David Schwartzberg is this week's guest on the Chet Chat to talk about the data breach at Global Payments, a new Mac botnet and Flash Player updating. David also explained the new AES-NI encryption acceleration in Intel chips and a new way to safely store files in the cloud.
Malware targeting users of Macintosh computers appears to be spreading quickly. One anti-virus vendor is reporting more than 600,000 OS X computers are part of a newly assembled botnet.
Apple has released an update to Java for OS X patching a recently exploited vulnerability targeting Mac users. Update now to protect yourself - or, better yet, remove Java entirely
Apple's latest large-scale OS X security updates are out.
In tech-speak, there are 39 fixes, covering 52 CVE identifiers, and including 19 fixes for vulnerabilities potentially allowing arbitrary code execution. That's a lot!
Viruses, spyware, worms and Trojans aren't just a Windows problem.
Here's a short history of the Mac malware scene - from 1982 to the present day.
SSCC 74 - fighting hi-tech crime, Kelihos botnet, iCode for USA, Amazon Silk tablet, Mac malware and the BEAST
This week, Chet and Paul Ducklin discuss the interesting and important topics of the past week: fighting hi-tech crime, tackling the Kelihos botnet, taking on zombified home users, examining the risks of Amazon's new Silk tablet, and understanding the BEAST!