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Oxford University IT staff 'somewhat overwhelmed by Mac malware'

In a pair of candid blog posts, a member of Oxford’s network security staff says the Flashback malware episode is the worst they’ve seen since the Blaster worm of 2003. And Apple is “making minimal effort” and “putting customers at risk.”
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Malware creates half a million dirty Macs

Technology : Geeks are Sexy (3 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 (3 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

Whoops: Symantec was wrong, some 650K Macs still infected with Flashback

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

After a report Wednesday from security company Symantec put the number of Macs affected by the Flashback malware at just 140k, it appeared that Apple’s Java patch was working to... Read Post


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