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Apple offers standalone Flashback removal tool

Fear your Mac has the Flashback malware installed, but you aren't running Java? You'll want to grab Apple's standalone removal tool.

Weekly Wrap: Flashback malware, ebook litigation, and iPads for kids

The Department of Justice threw the book at Apple. Apple and several others threw their technical resources up against the Flashback virus. And Lex Friedman threw together this very edition of the Weekly Wrap, highlighting our most interesting and important stories from the past week.

New Java update from Apple removes Flashback malware

As promised, Apple has released a tool to remove Flashback from infected Macs.

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.

Security firm offers more Flashback details, free tools

Kaspersky Labs has released further information on the Flashback malware, as well as providing free tools to check for and remove infections.

Free Flashback Checker finds out if your Mac is infected

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.

Apple releases Java security updates

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.

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.

Intego finds new, insidious strain of Mac Flashback Trojan horse

Intego is reporting a new strain of a Mac-focused Trojan horse that it says is infecting "many Mac users."