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Intego releases VirusBarrier Plus to Mac App Store

Intego has released VirusBarrier Plus, a new antivirus and anti-malware tool, to the Mac App Store.

Fix issued for F-Secure Mac Protection Technology Preview

Finnish security firm F-Secure has released a tool to fix problems suffered by users of the company's Mac Protection Technology Preview.

Twitter targeted with fake antivirus software scam

Twitter has been resetting passwords for accounts that started distributing links promoting fake antivirus software.

Report: Mac malware threat still tiny

The annual report from security software maker Intego suggests a modest rise in the sophistication of Mac malware during 2010, though the numbers are still tiny and hard to meaningfully compare to PC equivalents.

Mac virus onslaught in 2011? Not so fast

Another "sky is falling" announcement about Mac viruses is making the news. You've heard this before--but when has the sky actually fallen?

Boonana Trojan variant uncovered, uses same tactics

An uncovered variant of the Boonana Trojan that made the news last week has been identified, but the risk to careful Internet surfers is low.

Three new antivirus apps debut for the Mac

Sophos, ESET, and Trend Micro have all announced new antivirus products for the Mac. But the question remains: Is there really a threat?

Security firms differ on severity of new Mac malware threat

A new cross-platform malware could pose a threat to Mac users, but some security firms say that concerns are overblown.

Remains of the Day: Hint: it's not short for 'dolphin'

It's Friday, so we'll stay short and sweet. Despite what Microsoft may think, rumors of the iPhone's demise are greatly exaggerated. Also, the iPod nano is one swank timepiece, and antivirus software is important--though not for the reasons you might expect.

New malware can take control of Macs, Intego warns

Intego has identified a new crafty and insidious piece of malware affecting Mac OS X. Luckily, the software hasn't been seen in the wild yet.