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macdefender

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How to keep your Mac running in tip-top shape

Here are some tips and tricks to keeping your Mac running at its optimal speed.

By May 31, 2013

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MacDefender taking on more names of legitimate software packages

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.

By June 3, 2011

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Apple quashes latest version of MacDefender

Apple quietly updates anti-malware definitions in Mac OS X Snow Leopard to detect new variant of rogue antivirus malware.

By June 2, 2011

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Apple security update targets MacDefender 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.

By May 31, 2011

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Apple offers MacDefender malware removal instructions

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.

By May 25, 2011

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Apple posts MacDefender removal info, promises fix

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.

By May 24, 2011

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How to remove MacDefender fake antivirus program

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.

By May 19, 2011

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Popular security utilities for OS X put to the test

A new and concise round of testing for some common Mac security software shows significant performance differences among them.

By January 31, 2013

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New MacDefender malware discovered for OS X

A new malware threat disguised as a legitimate antivirus software package for OS X called "MacDefender" has been discovered.

By May 2, 2011

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New Trojan attempts SMS fraud on OS X users

The threat is minimal, but perhaps costly for those who fall for it.

By December 12, 2012