The criminals behind the MacDefender scam software are changing its name frequently, in an attempt to confuse Mac users and have them fall for the trap.
Apple quietly updates anti-malware definitions in Mac OS X Snow Leopard to detect new variant of rogue antivirus malware.
A new security update for Mac OS X users puts the MacDefender malware on ice, quarantining files as well as keeping users from accidentally installing it.
In the wake of concern over the new MacDefender malware that targets OS X users, Apple has released a knowledgebase article covering it and how to remove it.
Apple has finally acknowledged the MacDefender malware with instructions to remove the software, along with promising that a future version of the Mac OS will protect against it.
It's long been known that Macs aren't impervious to malware, and a recent fake antivirus program calling itself MacDefender appears to have affected more people than previously thought. Here's how to clean your Mac.
A new malware threat disguised as a legitimate antivirus software package for OS X called "MacDefender" has been discovered.
The Mac Defender malware that's been attacking Macs has been updated by its authors, so it no longer requires an administrator password to install itself.
The AppleCare support service has been ordered not to confirm whether customer's computers are infected by the Mac Defender malware, which Apple is currently investigating.
The old saw that Macs don't get viruses is under fire as a piece of malware called Mac Defender is rampaging across the Web.