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Contrary to reports by several security companies, the Flashback botnet is not shrinking, according to the Russian antivirus firm that first reported the massive infection.
Apple has eased the process of iCloud adoption for MobileMe subscribers who haven't yet made the jump to Lion by offering them a free copy of Snow Leopard.
Fear your Mac has the Flashback malware installed, but you aren't running Java? You'll want to grab Apple's standalone removal tool.
As promised, Apple has released a tool to remove Flashback from infected Macs.
Still not sure whether your Mac got infected by the Flashback Trojan horse? A new free app can tell you definitively whether you're a victim of the malware or not.
It's the start of a new month, but we end the week as we always do -- with a look back at the major Mac and iOS news of the past seven days, courtesy of the Weekly Wrap.
Security experts today could not confirm claims by a little-known Russian antivirus company that more than 600,000 Macs have been infected with a zero-day-exploiting Trojan, but they said the number was within reason.
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.
One of the features introduced with OS X Lion was Mission Control--a feature that can be useful, but is often ignored by Mac users. Chris Breen shows you how to make the most of this feature.
Just a day after reports of a Mac Trojan horse affecting older Java vulnerabilities made the rounds, Apple has released an update to patch the exploited holes.
Soon, you may not be able to see the pixels on your MacBook display--but you may see iPads all over Dutch schools. And it'll probably be a while before you see Apple's stock trading that low again.
There are two kinds of people in this world: Folks so excitedly using their brand new iPads that they're ignoring this week's Weekly Wrap, and the rest of us. For you who cling to your older iPads, or simply aren't ready to own an Apple tablet at all, I once again present a roundup of the biggest and best stories from Macworld.com over the past week.
To paraphrase Huey Lewis, Apple products are a bit like the power of love: you don't need money, don't take fame--you just need a credit card to ride this train. Meanwhile, Canadians get on speaking terms with Siri and a centuries old publication bids adieu to the physical realm.
A new variant of the password-stealing Flashback malware aimed at Apple computers has emerged, which tries to install itself after a user visits an infected itself after a user visits an infected website.
When sandboxing and Gatekeeper become de facto Mac standards, certain behaviors of automation technologies like AppleScript and Automator will change. Here's how.