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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.
While malware scanners can detect threats once definitions for them are available, you can monitor or lock your systems' launch agents folders to more proactively prevent attacks on your system.
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.
A new Trojan lures users to install a Web plug-in that tracks browsing and presents ads. Here's how to remove it.