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Apple Steals From Windows Update Playbook for Mountain Lion OS X

Apple will boost the frequency of security updates in OS X Mountain Lion and automatically install required patches for users.

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Apple Quietly Pulls Claims of Virus Immunity

In the wake of the Flashback malware infestation, Apple has removed a statement from its website that claims its Mac OS X isn't susceptible to viruses.

The Best Freeware for Small Businesses

Looking to trim your IT budget? Start with your PC software.

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Fake Android Antivirus App Likely Linked to Zeus Banking Trojan, Researchers Say

Android Security Suite Premium, disguised as a Microsoft antivirus update program, is capable of stealing SMS messages and uploading them to a remote server.

How to Keep Your Employees Happy With Their Company PCs (Without Losing Control of Your IT)

Your staff will be more content if they can install their choice of software. Here’s how to give them that freedom while keeping control over your IT environment.

'Flame': Lethal Cyberweapon or Media Hype?

'Flame' is a sophisticated malware attack, but one vendor takes issue with the hyperbole over the threat and calls it "2007 era technology."

Resolving a Software Purchase Hassle

A reader in Papua New Guinea seeks help with a software purchase he can't complete; also, an antivirus software company drops a customer support firm for aggressive tactics.

iOS Vulnerable to Malware Attack, Security Firm Warns

The Kaspersky security company claims that iOS's sizable market share makes it a tempting target for malware writers.

Flashback Malware Didn't Glean Big Bucks

The Mac-based Flashback botnet scam wasn't as profitable as its hacker originators expected, Symantec says.

NotCompatible Android Trojan: What You Need to Know

The Android malware could let hackers use your phone as an intermediary access point, or proxy, to break into private computer networks.

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