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.
As promised, Apple has released a tool to remove Flashback from infected Macs.
Sales of Mac security software have jumped since the news broke last week about a massive malware infection of Apple computers.
Kaspersky Labs has released further information on the Flashback malware, as well as providing free tools to check for and remove infections.
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.
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.
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.
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 is reporting a new strain of a Mac-focused Trojan horse that it says is infecting "many Mac users."
Security firm Intego said that 2011 was the most active year for malware since the release of Mac OS X.