While there are no known attempts to use a newly discovered vulnerability to target Mac users, the exploit has been successfully triggered in both Safari and Firefox on Macs running Mountain Lion.
Oracle's newly released Java 7 runtime is relatively painless to install and uninstall.
Our Weekly Utilities Update report is a list of all the updates for many Mac utilities that have been released in the past week. This week we're taking a look at "Pixel Tester", which is useful for finding dead or stuck pixels.
Utilities Updates: AppZapper 1.7.0; TextExpander 1.4.1; Synergy 3.0; RAIDaid 1.20; more
Mac OS X 10.4.7 (#2): Drives not recognized, fixes; Dangers of working while update is taking place; Mail.app problems, fixes
Utilities Updates: OnyX 1.7.0; Synk 5.2.3; Butler 4.1.1; Look Mom, No Hands! 2.0b4; more
Utilities Updates: Saft 8.2.7; Hardware Monitor 3.4; Ghost Sphere 1.7.0; iBackup 5.0.3; more
Utilities Updates: FolderGlance 1.7.0; Video2Pod 1.0.2; Java Embedding Plugin 0.9.5 b; more
Special Report Troubleshooting Mac OS X 10.3.3 -
Utilities Updates: Youpi Optimizer 1.7.0; System Optimizer X 4.5.4; DataViz Documents To Go 7.002; more