News tagged with mac users

Mac computers not immune to malware

The biggest vulnerability to Macintosh computers is the belief among their devoted users that Apple's superior operating system makes them immune to malware, experts say.

Mar 15, 2013
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"Dr. Web" anti-virus firm warns of new Mac Trojan

(Phys.org) —Dr. Web, the Russian anti-virus firm has issued an announcement regarding malware infecting Mac computers—called Trojan.Yontoo.1, it makes its way to users' computers by tricking them into ...

Mar 22, 2013 report
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7 products Steve Jobs got wrong

(AP) -- Steve Jobs pushed the envelope many times when it came to product design, and the results weren't always pretty. Here are seven products created under his direction that failed commercially or functionally:

Oct 06, 2011
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Apple kicks SMS scam fraudsters to the curb

(Phys.org)—Just what you never wanted. Mac-based malware, just ponder that phrase alone, not Windows-based but Mac-based, that tricks users into paying subscription fees. The malware masquerades as an installer ...

Dec 14, 2012 weblog
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An operating system in the cloud

Computer users are familiar to different degrees with the operating system that gets their machines up and running, whether that is the Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac, Linux, ChromeOS or other operating system. The OS handles ...

Oct 09, 2012
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Geeks the stars as Apple 'Mac' turns 30

Geeks who brought the Macintosh computer to life became Silicon Valley rock stars on Saturday, with people asking for autographs or photos while celebrating the Apple desktop machine's 30th birthday. ...

Jan 26, 2014
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