Tag Archives: virus

Be Careful Where You Plug that USB Cable.

I really like my iPhone 5, but it feels like it’s always running low on power and I’m rushing to find an outlet so I can plug it in. Most of the time, I either plug it into the Power2U...

OWC Radio #61 – The “End of the World” Episode

The Mayans may have been wrong... We've got massive flooding in Thailand causing a world-wide hard drive shortage, asteroids are on the way, Internet Explorer is no longer on top of the web browser food-chain, dinosaurs will soon be roaming the earth...

Dismantling the Trojan Horse (or why MacGuard isn’t a concern)

Aside from a couple of “conceptual” examples shown at conferences here and there, the only real piece of malware on the Mac that’s made it “into the wild” is the now infamous MAC Defender and its variants....one of which, MacGuard, has...

We Don’t Need No Stinking Badges!

Mac users have forever scoffed at the idea of installing anti-virus software on their Macs. After all, in all the years that Mac OS X has been out on the wild (ten years and counting) there has not been one credible Mac virus that caused any sort of damage

Conficker-C May Haunt Your PC April First

If you run Windows on your computer, you may want to get up to speed on Conficker, the computer worm that has been spread all over the Internet. According to various sources, estimates claim as many as 10 million computers...