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Malware Continues to Rise

Malware attacks keep growing and the proof of that is McAfee found the biggest increase in samples detected in the
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Apple Patches Java Bugs

Apple released a Java update for OS X on the same day that Oracle patched the vulnerabilities for Windows and
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Flashback Uses Twitter as Backup C&C

Flashback’s latest version hitting Macs has a new command-and-control (C&C) infrastructure that used Twitter as a fallback mechanism in case
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Snow Leopard Falls to Flashback Infection

Nearly two-thirds of the Macs infected by Flashback are running OS X 10.6, better known as Snow Leopard, a Russian
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New Java Malware Strikes

A new form of Java malware has a multifaceted approach as it can infect Apple and Windows machines, Symantec said.
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Flashback Not Shrinking

Contrary to popular reports, the Flashback botnet is not shrinking, said the Russian antivirus firm that first reported the massive
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Flashback Variant Hits Macs

The Flashback Trojan that infected 600,000 Apple Macs earlier this month still has a very high infection rate, despite the
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Social Engineering Attack from Flashback

The Mac OS X Flashback botnet spread via drive-by downloads on hacked WordPress web sites. From September 2011 until February
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Mozilla Blocklists Java on Older Macs

Apple is next as Mozilla is blocking the Java plugin in Firefox running on versions 10.5 and earlier of Mac
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Malware Caught: Flashback on Wane

Flashback malware is on the decline for Mac machines. Software maker and security firm Symantec lowered its estimate of machines
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