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Google's Chrome will automatically block malware

A version of Chrome designed for early testing by developers will display a small warning note letting users know when it prevents malware from being downloaded.

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McAfee LiveSafe review: Blanket security protects PCs, Macs, mobile devices, and the cloud

LiveSafe’s biometric protections make it worthwhile, even if the antivirus is nothing special.

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iOS app contains potential malware

Macworld has confirmed the presence of potentially malicious code embedded in an approved App Store app. But it's probably harmless.

New Java malware affects Macs running Snow Leopard and earlier

A new Java-based malware targets Macs, along with Windows and Linux computers. But if you're running Lion, you're safe.

The Macalope Daily: Protesting too much

Eugene Kaspersky doth.

Remains of the Day: Screen star

The next iPhone's screen may be embiggened, but can Tim Cook's compensation get any higher? Elsewhere, Steve Jobs gets big honors.

Apple releases security update, Flashback removal tool for Leopard

Apple on Monday released a pair of security updates aimed to help folks who are still running Mac OS X 10.5.8.

Flashback Trojan horse still on 650,000 Macs, security company says

The Mac Flashback Trojan horse was still installed on more than half a million Apple computers late last week and is declining only slowly, Russian security company Dr. Web claims.

Weekly Wrap: Flashback, free Snow Leopard, Instagram alternatives

The days are getting longer, and the weather's getting warmer. You're forgiven if you forgot to refresh Macworld.com as obsessively as often. Luckily, the Weekly Wrap, our collection of the best Macworld stories from the week gone by, is here to help you catch up on what you missed.

Lessons for IT, Apple in Flashback brouhaha

While the number of Macs infected by the Flashback malware is seemingly in decline now, the security reverberations for Apple continue, prompting criticism by IT security pros.