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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.
Disguised as a legitimate project on GitHub called StealthBit, the malware installs a browser extension to look for and steal BitCoin wallet and account credentials.
A quick adjustment of the timeout values for key processes can greatly speed up otherwise laggy shutdowns in OS X.
A new command-and-control Trojan for OS X appears to be associated with the Syrian Electronic Army.
After over a year of no apparent activity, a new variant of the Tibet malware affecting OS X systems has been found.
Background updater services showing up may be from duplicate launch agent scripts being used to handle them.
If you are experiencing problems with a menu extra and can't seem to remove it by standard means, it may have a nonstandard implementation, which will take a couple of steps to root out and uninstall.
Yet another malware variant is being sent to Uyghur activists via e-mail spam; however, for updated systems the threat is nonexistent.
OS X does not provide a way to monitor XProtect updates, but you can set up a custom script to do so.
New attacks exploit the Java plug-in as well as simply use Java to run locally when tricking users.