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New OS X trojan monitors Web activity to steal BitCoins

Disguised as a legitimate project on GitHub called StealthBit, the malware installs a browser extension to look for and steal BitCoin wallet and account credentials.

By February 10, 2014

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Detect and prevent today's sophisticated malware threats

Internet thieves are more organized and more technically savvy than ever before as they concoct insidious software designed to let them separate you from your valuables. Users and ISPs must work together to keep them at bay.

By March 20, 2012

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Securing your Mac from the new MacGuard malware variant

There is a new variant of the MacDefender malware for OS X that can be installed without requiring an admin password.

By May 25, 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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Critical security risk posed by new 'Boonana' Trojan horse for OS X

A new Trojan horse malware that affects Mac OS X has been uncovered by Macintosh Security site SecureMac. The Trojan is called "trojan.osx.boonana.a" and is being disguised as a video and distributed through social-networking sites like Facebook.

By October 27, 2010

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Security firm warns of Java flaw in Mac OS X

Java vulnerability has been discovered in the Apple operating system that affects all Intel and PowerPC-based systems, SecureMac says, including the most recent version, Mac OS X 10.5.7.

By May 20, 2009

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Security from Malware and Intruders

If you turn on your computer's firewall, many times upon launching applications you will be prompted to either allow or deny that application access to the Internet. You may also wonder exactly why an application such as Microsoft Excel or Apple's Numbers

By May 1, 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

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Trojans still Greek to Mac Users

Although the infamous DNSChanger (also known as OSX.RSPLUG or perhaps osx.trojan-2) has been circulating the Internet for some time, people are still experiencing the effects from it's devious ruse. The following article is a breakdown of what the DNSChan

By March 26, 2009

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Mac OS X Trojan reported in the wild

A security vendor says it's seeing new variations of the AppleScript.THT Trojan horse on the Internet.

By June 20, 2008