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Cybercrime Game Theory: Why Apple’s Malware Grace Period Ended Early

It was always just a matter of time until malware writers started targeting Macs. Until suddenly, time was up–much sooner than expected. The Flashback Trojan that infected 700,000 Macs at its peak earlier this month represents a rude awakening for users who long believed their computers to be immune from the kind of malicious software [...]
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Macs Infected With Flashback Drop To 140,000 After Apple Releases Removal Tool [Report]

Technology Industry News / Apple : Cult Of Mac (2 years ago)

The notorious Flashback trojan infected 600,000 Macs over the last year. We’ve been following Flashback closely, and Apple started waging its war on the botnet earlier this month. After releasing two security updates and one final t... Read Post

Malware creates half a million dirty Macs

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (2 years ago)

If you somehow still believed that Apple computers are immune to malware, it’s time to get real. A security researcher is reporting that more than half a million Macs have been infected with a Trojan known as Backdoor.Flashback. Acc... Read Post

Apple Hits Flashback Trojan With Second Java Update

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (2 years ago)

Apple has issued a second security update aimed at Flashback, the Mac malware that has reportedly infected 600,000 computers since last year. Read the full story at PC World Read Post


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