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Flashback malware infections drop to 30,000 Macs

The Flashback malware threat for OS X is on a steep decline, but still underscores that Mac systems are not immune to threats.

By Apr. 19, 2012


New report says Flashback infections remain high

Russian security firm contradicts Symantec, warns that infections of Mac OS are not declining.

By Apr. 20, 2012


Get ready for your infections to glow in the dark

A new gel developed for medical practitioners glows under ultraviolet light when bacterias such as Salmonella and E.Coli are present.

By Sep. 16, 2011


Zero-day Windows kernel bug used in Duqu infections

Microsoft says it is working on a security patch to close a hole being used by the Trojan to infect systems.

By Nov. 1, 2011


Google warns of malware infections, helps scrub your computer clean

Google has spotted a new form of malware that's infecting many users' computers. The search behemoth will tell you if your computer's a victim, and help you get rid of the ghastly software.

By Jul. 20, 2011


Apple tells support staff not to confirm Mac Defender infections

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.

By May. 20, 2011


Comcast pop-ups alert customers to PC infections

New automated notification service, Constant Guard, replaces phone calls in helping cable giant warn customers when their computers appear to have been compromised.

By Oct. 8, 2009


Root out hidden infections with HijackThis

Learn your way around the effective freeware system diagnostic app, Trend Micro HijackThis, which gives you tools to help fight off hidden intruders.

By May. 21, 2009


Web-based malware infections rise rapidly, stats show

Nearly 6 million Web pages are infected with malware, double previous estimates earlier in the year, Dasient says.

By Oct. 27, 2009