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New Mac Malware: SabPub

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Another malware program affecting Mac OS X computers has come to the attention of computer security professionals this week. This new program, called SabPub, exploits a vulnerability in Java, just like the recent Flashback malware. For more information on SabPub … Continue reading

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Apple Releases Official Security Updates in Response to Flashback

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Apple has released Java security patches today for Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Mac OS X Lion. These patches remove most common versions of the Flashback malware. The Mac OS Lion patch also disables the automatic execution of … Continue reading

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New Mac Malware Threats

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Two recent Mac malware threats, one involving Microsoft Office software and the other involving the Java application, reinforce the fact that, in today‚Äôs world, Mac users need to be just as aware of computing security concerns as Windows users. All … Continue reading

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