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Posted on July 7th, 2012 at 10:17 PM EST
Monday is the day that the FBI will shut down the DNS Changer servers. Mac users may have been infected with the DNS Changer malware, more commonly known as RSPlug (among other names), and though all effects of the malware may seem to be gone, they will strike many tomorrow. Worse, it turns out that the commonly-recommended removal tools are not always detecting the malware!
Posted on June 1st, 2012 at 12:25 PM EST
It’s been a quiet month for Mac users. New Flashback infections haven’t been reported in about a month, to my knowledge, and the flood of new malware that was popping up in April seems to have tapered off. There’s a new threat looming on the horizon, however. Or an old threat that is looming again, to be more precise. On July 9, some Mac users may find themselves suddenly cut off from the internet, thanks to the effects of an old bit of malware. Read the rest of this entry »