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July 24, 2012 by

New Mac Trojan installs silently, no password required

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.

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.

September 12, 2011 by

Apple updates Mac OS X after DigiNotar break-in

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.

August 16, 2011 by

Run virtualized Snow Leopard and Rosetta on Lion?

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.

July 20, 2011 by

Watch out for little gotchas in the Lion upgrade

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.

May 6, 2011 by

Apple issues iMac and MacBook Pro updates

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.

January 17, 2011 by

RIM speaks on PlayBook's future

Product manager Alex Kinsella hints at the company's release plans and faces questions on how the lack of 4G in Britain fits in with RIM's strategy for the BlackBerry tablet.


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