Political activists from the Middle East were targeted in attacks that exploited a previously unknown Flash Player vulnerability to install a so-called lawful interception program designed for law enforcement use, security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab said Tuesday.
Hackers have discovered two vulnerabilities in Java that could, under the right circumstances, allow them to access and control your computer. The good news: Most Mac users should be immune to those attacks. Rich Mogull explains why and how to be really sure your Mac is safe.
New iPod touches and nanos may spring to life this fall, the latest Mac Trojan horse is making its debut, and one director has a new favorite P.A.
A Russian hacker helped users get in-app purchases for free. A solar-powered Bluetooth keyboard can switch between devices. And Mountain Lion's ready to roar, so we offered advice on getting your Mac ready. In case you missed those or other big stories from the past week, here’s your chance to catch up with the Weekly Wrap.
A new Java-based malware targets Macs, along with Windows and Linux computers. But if you're running Lion, you're safe.
Facebook, Google, Twitter, and AOL have joined an alliance that has been set up to counter "bad ads," including those that deliver malware, direct users to scams, or try to sell counterfeit goods, said StopBadware, the promoters of the alliance.
The next iPhone's screen may be embiggened, but can Tim Cook's compensation get any higher? Elsewhere, Steve Jobs gets big honors.
The hackers in charge of the Flashback botnet managed to generate $14,000 from their click fraud campaign, but have not been paid.
Apple on Monday released a pair of security updates aimed to help folks who are still running Mac OS X 10.5.8.
Microsoft raises the alarm on Macs' vulnerability to malware (sort of); Apple at last acknowledges where it got its maps; and just like average Joes, CEOs like to ... exaggerate on their résumés.