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Double trouble for Apple, as two software security flaws discovered

Users of Apple’s Mac OS X are being warned to watch out for not one, but two new weaknesses in the platform which can be used in attacks – one of which is already in the wild. 639 more words

Technology

Getting into a scrape

I was amused to note that a couple of ‘readers’ of my Mac Virus blog (i.e. comment spammers) were apparently so impressed by its ‘interesting content’ that they suggested that since ‘probably you spend a lot of time writing’ (well, they got that right), they could save me a lot of time writing by steering me towards ‘an online tool that creates high quality, SEO friendly posts in minutes’. 150 more words

Mac Virus

The USB standard has a fundamental security flaw that allows an attacker to take over any device it is connected to, whether PC or Mac, say security researchers in a frightening piece by  263 more words

Tech Industry

Postcard from Hallmark hoax

Here’s a hoax alert I was asked about recently. It’s far from new, but it seems to be enjoying a new lease of life on social media at the moment. 1,863 more words

David Harley