As inevitably as one second follows the next, you know that Macworld's Weekly Wrap will once again appear come week's end, offering up pointers to some of our biggest stories from the past seven days.
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.
A second Java exploit has been discovered, leading experts to recommend users disable Java in their browsers if they don't need it.
Two-step authentication is all the rage these days, after high-profile security breaches. File-syncing service Dropbox is offering a preview build that lets users enable the feature, and Dan Moren shows you how to set it up.
Did you know that Google applications automatically update themselves? Where some find convenience, others are concerned. Chris Breen shows you how to stop it.
Adobe Systems has released fixes for six critical vulnerabilities affecting its Flash multimedia application and AIR runtime, five of which could allow for remote code execution on a system.
The (putatively) true Hollywood story behind Apple's acquisition of AuthenTec, a (possible) sneak preview of the new iPhone dock-connector port, and the judge in the Apple-Samsung case exposes a troubling drug habit (sort of).
Apple licenses certain significant patents to one of its historical arch-rivals. Elsewhere, another leak may or may not show off a key iPhone part, but it's always good to be skeptical, because you never know when you might get screwed.
Don't look now, but summer's kind of winding down. Now's the time to go outside with your laptop or iOS device, and catch up on both the sun's rays and Macworld's biggest stories from the past week.
Blizzard Entertainment, maker of popular multiplayer online games such as World of Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft, says that its internal network was breached, revealing scrambled passwords and email addresses.