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Acrobat XI simplifies PDF editing, deepens ties to Microsoft Office

The next release of Adobe's signature PDF tool will integrate with Microsoft Office as it enhances PDF-editing, e-signatures, web forms, and mobile workflows.

Clipperz helps manage passwords for free

Stuart Gripman takes a look at this online password manager that helps organize your login information.

Apple plugs Java hole, shifts away from plug-in

By turning off Java by default, Apple is making customers choose whether to take the risk in using the troubled browser software

TechHive: Anti-security group claims FBI breach, posts 1 million iOS UDIDs

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Hacktivist group AntiSec has released what it claims are 1,000,001 Apple Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) that were allegedly obtained from an FBI breach.

Java security threats: What you need to know

Hackers have discovered two vulnerabilities in Java that could, under the right circumstances, allow them to access and control your computer. The good news: Most Mac users should be immune to those attacks. Rich Mogull explains why and how to be really sure your Mac is safe.

Apple borrows from Windows Update playbook for OS X Mountain Lion

Apple will boost the frequency of security updates in OS X Mountain Lion and automatically install required patches for users, steps that bring it into line with Microsoft's approach.

Adobe patches critical flaws in Photoshop, Illustrator

Adobe released several security updates on Monday, addressing nine arbitrary code execution vulnerabilities that affect Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator CS5.

Consumer Reports: Anti-malware freeware for Windows and Mac is effective

In what could be regarded as a controversial test of anti-malware effectiveness, the influential Consumer Reports publication in its June issue gives its main recommendation to anti-malware freeware for protecting Windows and Mac computers.

Flashback Mac botnet shrinks, says Symantec

The number of Macs infected with the Flashback malware has plummeted in the last few days, antivirus vendor Symantec said today.

Mac security software sales jump in wake of Flashback

Sales of Mac security software have jumped since the news broke last week about a massive malware infection of Apple computers.

What you need to know about the Flashback trojan

The success of the Flashback trojan means we've entered a new era in Mac security. But that doesn't mean we need to panic. Rich Mogull explains what Flashback means and what you need to do about it.

Expert: Mac users more vulnerable than Windows users

In the face of new threats aimed at OS X, a security expert has warned that Mac users may be even more vulnerable than Windows users.

Malware infects Macs through Microsoft Office vulnerability

Security researchers have encountered new email-based targeted attacks that exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft Office to install a remote access Trojan horse on Macs.