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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 8, 2012 by

What Microsoft can teach Apple about security response

Microsoft just released seven security updates to fix 23 vulnerabilities in Windows and other products. In February, Apple released a massive update that covered 51 vulnerabilities and also introduced an embarrassing security flaw. The contrast is striking.

April 27, 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 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


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