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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 29, 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's new malware security offers daily definitions updates

Apple's latest security update can detect the latest malware threats for OS X, but in addition it offers options to regularly update malware definitions to protect against future threats.

By May 31, 2011

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Updated rogue AV installs on Macs without password

Mac malware gets a new name, new Mac interface, and installs without requiring a user admin password.

By May 25, 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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How bad is the Mac malware scare? (FAQ)

Windows users are familiar with the fake anti-malware ruse, but this is the first time it's been targeted at the smaller Mac market. CNET tells you what MacDefender is and what it means for Macintosh users.

By May 19, 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