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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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A look at Intego Internet Security Barrier X6 for OS X

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.

By November 22, 2011

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a weekly feature in which we answer questions e-mailed in by our readers. We welcome alternative approaches and views from readers and encourage you to post your own suggestions in the comments.

By September 23, 2011

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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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How to protect your Mac from recent malware

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.

By May 17, 2011

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MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a weekly feature in which we answer questions e-mailed from our readers. We welcome alternative approaches and views from readers and encourage you to post your own suggestions in the comments.

By January 21, 2011

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Antivirus utilities and recommendations for OS X

Though the Mac has been known to be relatively malware free, the platform's rising popularity is seeing more malware focused toward it.

By January 13, 2011

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New variant of the "HellRaiser" low-risk Trojan surfaces

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.

By April 27, 2010

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Weekly Utilities Update: Little Snitch, MacCleanse, ClamXav, more...

Staff Pick: ClamXav

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

By May 21, 2009

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A Mac first - botnet is active

After the release of iWork '09 earlier this year, a Trojan was discovered circulating in pirated copies of Apple's productivity suite of applications (as well as pirated copies of Adobe's Photoshop CS4). Security professionals now believe that the botnet

By April 20, 2009