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.
If anybody still thought Apple devices were bulletproof, the Flashback drive-by episode last month should have provided the needed reality check.
Symantec said on Tuesday the Flashback malware that attacked Apple Mac computers could have netted its authors up to $10,000 a day.
Of the Macs that have been infected by the Flashback malware, nearly two-thirds are running OS X 10.6, better known as Snow Leopard, Russian antivirus firm Dr. Web says.
Oracle is now giving Mac users the ability to get Java updates at the same time as they are available for Windows and Linux with the release of the Java SE 7 Update 4.