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Apple Flashback malware removal tool

This Flashback malware removal tool that will remove the most common variants of the Flashback malware. If the Flashback malware...

April 14, 2012 by Apple

Flashback infections on the rise: Intego

Further analysis of Flashback has postulated that even after the release of patches and the media attention devoted to the malware, the number of infections could be increasing, rather than decreasing.

May 7, 2012 by

New data shows older OS X versions more susceptible to malware

New details about the extent of the Mac-specific Flashback malware epidemic emerged today. The Russian security firm that has been actively investigating infected Macs found older versions of OS X are more vulnerable, and many infected Macs have missed security updates.

April 27, 2012

Second source confirms: 1 in 100 Macs are infected by Flashback

A second source has now confirmed previously reported research: at least 600,000 Macs worldwide are infected with the Flashback malware downloader. That's a staggering number, representing about 1% of the installed base of Macs. So what's next?

April 6, 2012

Adobe's long battle with security flaws

Adobe has taken a few security hits lately, from the Flashback Mac Trojan and another zero-day exploit in Flash Player to malware-laden PDF files being the hacker's weapon of choice. So what gives?

October 3, 2011

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