Symantec thought it would have seen a greater decline in infections at this point in time.
The number of Macs infected with the Flashback botnet has plummeted in the last few days, antivirus vendor Symantec says.
Some antivirus vendors acknowledge they've seen a spike in sales or in downloads of free programs for the Mac App Store.
A Mac developer has posted a tool that detects a Flashback malware infection on Apple's computers.
More than 56 percent of the infected computers are in the U.S., according to Dr. Web, a Russian antivirus vendor.
Zeus botnet server takedowns and other small victories in Microsoft's crusade help keep the web safer, but only for a while.
Lavasoft adds a new Ad-Aware version to the lineup, updates Pro, and renames Ad-Aware Internet Security Free Internet Security to Ad-Aware Antivirus+.
Security researchers have discovered a new variant of the Duqu cyberespionage malware that was designed to evade detection by antivirus products.
Computer hackers could create malicious software that crosses the line from technology to biology, crafting viruses that could spread dangerous epidemics.