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September 29, 2014 By Blueberry Software

BB FlashBack Pro

BB FlashBack Professional is a screen recording application for creating tutorials, demonstrations or training material. New in BB...

February 26, 2014 by

Apple: What took so long?

Why did it take four days longer for Apple to patch the SSL/TLS bug on OS X than on iOS? Even in this difficult situation Apple could have handled things better.

May 10, 2012 by

When I say 'virus,' you know exactly what I mean

Discussions of malware have their own equivalent to Godwin's Law: As the conversation grows longer, the probability that someone will derail the discussion by arguing over the meaning of 'virus' approaches near-certainty.

April 16, 2012 by

Mac botnet: Who's at fault?

At least 600,000 Macs were infected by the Flashback Trojan. Did Apple fail to protect its users? Or were users defeated by their own misguided fantasies of invulnerability?

April 12, 2012 by

F-Secure provides anti-Flashback tool for Macs

The software automatically detects and quarantines the Trojan thought to have infected up to 600,000 Macs, according to F-Secure, which has said it is surprised Apple has not moved to counter the OS X botnet more comprehensively

April 8, 2012 by

Quick protection for older Macs from the Flashback trojan

Most modern Macs have Java installed, so they could be vulnerable to the Flashback. While Apple posted a security fix for Mac OS X Lion and Mac OS X Snow Leopard, there are many millions of Macs running older software. Still there's an easy way to prevent a Java drive-by attack, besides pulling the plug.

April 9, 2012 by

How big a security risk is Java? Can you really quit using it?

As OS vendors get better about patching their own flaws, malware authors are increasingly turning to third-party code to get their dirty work done, and Java is high on the list. It's easy to say, "Just don't use Java," but what if a program you use requires it? I've got a list of problem apps and solutions.


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