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DevilRobber trojan steals Bitcoins and data

A new Trojan horse being distributed through pirated software for OS X will try to scam the Bitcoin network and steal personal information.

By October 31, 2011


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


Texas-size tech behind Super Bowl stadium

Cowboys stadium is home to the NFL title game, and it takes lots of gear to keep a Jerry Jones-size event like a Dallas Super Bowl running smoothly.

By February 3, 2011


Victimized by a 'legitimate' drive-by download

A careless, hurried click on the Adobe Flash Player update screen left unwanted McAfee security software on my PC and caused a scary-but-harmless antivirus-conflict warning.

By September 27, 2010


Bringing shared computing to the enterprise

NComputing has made a mark in education and emerging markets by enabling multiple people to share a single PC or server. It's now set its sights on U.S. businesses.

By September 27, 2010


BOL 1096: Unzipping your genes

Turns out those terahertz scanners in the airports are mostly safe, but they do a little unzipping of your DNA. Derek says it's nothing to worry about. You won't grow a third arm in the airport. Even if it would be handy for carrying baggage.

By October 30, 2009


Web 2.0 Summit: Where tech worlds collide

roundup Software makers, social networks, and even hardware makers shake hands and link their products at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco.

By October 22, 2009


Apple releases a slew of Mac OS X 10.6 knowledgebase documents

In anticipation of a few problems that have cropped up during beta testing of OS X 10.6, Apple has released a number of knowledgebase articles pertaining to the new OS. These articles cover new features, startup problems after installing, and printing

By August 27, 2009


Virtualization software adds antivirus scan

The beta version of Returnil Virtual System 2010 combines a malware scan with its ability to protect your PC from any unintended file or system changes.

By August 5, 2009


Antivirus in the cloud: Is remote security remotely secure?

Does it make sense to offload critical security tasks to a remote machine? We expore cloud security products and their benefits

By July 22, 2009