Thursday, March 10, 2016

Macs and Malware: What You Can Do to Stay Safe - Digits - WSJ

An interesting contrast to the myriad melodramatic Mac attack headlines of the last couple days...

"Before you freak out, you should know that the creator of the app says only about 6,500 people downloaded the software. Apple Inc. quickly disabled the certificate that allowed the software to be installed to a Mac computer. It’s likely that many hadn’t run it by that time. Apple confirmed to me that, to date, no one was impacted by the attack.

Still, it raises serious security concerns for many Mac users who believed they were immune to malware. Everyone should undertake my colleague Geoff’s series of steps to improve your personal digital security. For Mac owners, here are some specific to-dos to add to that checklist."
Macs and Malware: What You Can Do to Stay Safe - Digits - WSJ
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