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Following my recent outlining of a procedure for monitoring LaunchAgents, the Luxembourg CIRC created an easy-to-use setup utility that handles the procedure for you.
Yet another malware variant is being sent to Uyghur activists via e-mail spam; however, for updated systems the threat is nonexistent.
New attacks exploit the Java plug-in as well as simply use Java to run locally when tricking users.
New malware for OS X is making the rounds in security circles, called "Pintsized," but has not yet been determined to be much of a threat.
While Apple's new Notification Center has its conveniences, some may prefer not to use it, but there's no direct way to turn it off.
The Flashback malware threat for OS X is on a steep decline, but still underscores that Mac systems are not immune to threats.
Here is a fun approach for automatically changing Safari's downloads folder to an external drive that uses AppleScript. If you like scripting on a Mac then this may be for you.
MacFixIt Answers is a feature where we answer questions e-mailed to us by readers. This week, we have questions on only enabling specific fonts with Font Book, a iPhone migration or upgrade question about current apps, and a specific question on an article we wrote regarding "Fast Browser Search" being used as the search engine in Safari.
A short tutorial on "launchd".
Tutorial: Getting into Login Items: Part 2