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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."

Intego: 2011 offered bumper crop of Mac malware

Security firm Intego said that 2011 was the most active year for malware since the release of Mac OS X.

2011 in review: The year's most loved and loathed stories

For the fourth consecutive year, we look back at the most (and least) popular articles based on our readers' votes.

Macware releases bundle of 16 Mac utilities

Macware, a Mac software publisher has released a new software bundle called MacKeeper, which includes 16 system utilities for performing a variety of tasks on a Mac computer.

Intego launches VirusBarrier for iOS

Intego has launched VirusBarrier for iOS, which the company says in the first malware detection tool for iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches.

Avast launches beta of free antivirus for Mac

Avast launched the beta of Avast Free Antivirus for Mac on Wednesday, the precursor to a major new free antivirus product that will replace its current paid offering on Mac OS X.

How to force your Mac to update its malware definitions

Apple's already released a new update to its recently-changed malware definitions file. Here's how to force your Mac to grab the latest update from Apple.

Mac Defender: Pay attention but don't panic

Mac Defender doesn't mark the beginning of the Mac Malware Apocalypse. But Mac users should still pay attention and be prepared to change their computing habits.