A new and concise round of testing for some common Mac security software shows significant performance differences among them.
When it comes to a full Internet security suite for OS X, one of the more-robust options out there is Intego's Internet Security Barrier X6.
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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.
Recently OS X users have been targeted by sophisticated scams via the Web and through downloadable Trojan malware. Here is how to remove this malware and protect your system from it.
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Though the Mac has been known to be relatively malware free, the platform's rising popularity is seeing more malware focused toward it.
Though not a grave security risk for Mac users, a new Trojan horse called "OSX/HellRTS.D" has been identified by Intego (developers of VirusBarrier X). The new trojan is a variant of a backdoor server called "HellRaiser," which was developed to allow full control of an infected PC by a remote attacker.
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There used to be a time when Mac owners could laud the platform's lack of viruses and trojans. These days, however, Mac users are seeing more and more exploits and other malware being developed, and as such keeping