Computerworld Australia has reported on a blog post from Sophos security expert Graham Cluley. The blog post was published earlier this month and it was detailing changes to Apple’s “Why you’ll love a Mac” OS X marketing pages on the topic of security.
Apple has released a security update for Leopard. Apart from this update, Apple has also released a Flashback removal tool for that version of the OS.
After a bitter experience that the Mac world faced due to the menace of Flashback Trojan virus, people must be wondering why virus-makers write malware. The answer is, simply for money.
Sophos examined 100,000 Mac computers and found that one in every five has some form of malware. This can certainly send chills down your spine.
Kill Dracula many times. But he will rise from the dead again. Similarly, in the world of technology, At the moment, Flashback is becoming the Dracula.
The menace of Flashback is far from over. It cannot end anytime soon. Are you surprised? You should be.
A latest study is set to pose a challenge to the prevailing belief that Apple computers are immune to the sort of cyber attacks that plague Windows-based machines. A research firm Sophos has released a study claiming that one in five Macs have malware.
Researchers from Kaspersky Lab recently held a press conference in which they revealed that the number of machines infected by the Flashback Trojan had dropped to just 30,000. That was a number significantly lower than the estimated 600,000 Macs which were said to have been infected at its peak, as well as the 140,000 estimate…
Apple may have released a number of Java patches and an uninstaller tool to remove Flashback Trojan virus from your Mac. However, it is being estimated that roughly 140,000 Macs worldwide are still affected by the Flashback Trojan.
When Apple released an Anti-virus tool to remove Flashback Trojan from Mac, some people were upset as the tool was not compatible with No-Java 10.7 Lion. Now here is a good news to cheer them up.