A new Mac OS X Trojan referred to as OSX/Crisis silently infects OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and OS X 10.7 Lion. It then spies on the user by monitoring Adium, Firefox, Microsoft Messenger, Safari, and Skype.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 220
A new Mac OS X Trojan referred to as OSX/Crisis silently infects OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and OS X 10.7 Lion. The threat was created in a way that is intended to make reverse engineering more difficult, an added extra that is more common with Windows malware than it is with Mac malware.
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.
Wireless tethering is one of several new features in version 7.1 of the BlackBerry OS, which was released on Monday at CES alongside an update to the BlackBerry Messenger tool
Apple has released security updates for its Mac OS X operating system, in a bid to mitigate the damage caused by the DigiNotar break-in.Security Update 2011-005 for the Snow Leopard and Lion versions of the OS was made available on Friday.
The National Security Agency (NSA) offers "Hardening Tips for Mac OS X 10.6 'Snow Leopard,' a tri-fold security brochure for the agency's Information Assurance Mission. It's packed with useful tips.
Some Lion users miss their older Rosetta-dependent applications, which didn't make the cut in the latest Apple OS upgrade. However, a recent tip says that with a little effort — a download or two — it is possible to run Snow Leopard, the Rosetta Power-PC emulation libraries, and your older apps on a Lion machine.
As operating system upgrades go, my move from OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) to 10.7 (Lion) has been remarkably smooth, with only a few minor glitches. I've got details, including what to do if you're confronted with a confusing Java dialog box and why Sonos owners should wait.
Mozilla is preparing to release an out-of-band patch for Firefox 5 for Mac, after finding bugs in Leopard and Lion OS X that can crash the browser
Apple has now released a security update for Mac OS X 'Snow Leopard' users to protect them from 'Mac Defender' and associated variants. Problem over, right?Wrong!
Apple has just released a security update for Mac OS X that is designed to detect and remove Mac Defender malware. But unless you're running the latest 'Snow Leopard' version, you're outta luck.
Apple has released updates for its iMac and MacBook Pro ranges that will address a number of issues with the devices.The update for the newly released iMac includes general operating system fixes for Snow Leopard — Mac OS X 10.
Apple today released Mac OS X 10.6.7, a maintenance update for Snow Leopard that addresses issues with Back to My Mac, SMB transfers and the Mac App Store.
Google is really trying to sweeten the deal for consumers with the promise of free 3G data on Verizon Wireless with each purchase of a Chrome OS netbook.
The Snow Leopard OS X 10.6.5 software update contains a number of minor tweaks and bug fixes and is available for free download now.
Apple recently released two updates to Snow Leopard Server: the Mac OS X Server v10.6.4 Update, a general package of reliability and security fixes as well as several new features, and Wiki Server Update 1.0, which comes as a separate installer.
Sometimes Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard can be slow to sleep. This can be annoying, since if you're putting a notebook to sleep, it's likely that you want to get going and quickly. A post on the Apple Toolbox blog points out a number of culprits and remedies — the list ain't short.
Despite all of their past tiffs, Adobe and Apple still somehow manage to find ways to make their respective technologies compatible. No, this isn't about the iPad, but rather the most recent version of Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6.3.
Recosoft this week released Version 5 of PDF2Office Professional, software that turns PDF files into formatted Microsoft Office files, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. The update supports Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and offers more than 100 new features, the company said.
Snow Leopard Server includes major updates to some of the OS's core components and is now fully 64-bit. Ease of use, plus simple and affordable licensing make OS X a viable alternative to Microsoft's Windows Server 2008, although we had problems with one or two features.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers
- 2 Hands-on with Windows 10: Installing the latest Technical Preview
- 3 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 4 31 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 5 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)