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Security for Apple Macintosh Users: Mac Support London's Blog

Posts concerned with protecting your Mac from viruses, malware, Trojans etc. Practical steps anyone can take to stop the worst happening.

» Everyday Mac Security Tips

29.05.2014

It's true that Macs have certain advantages over PCs when it comes to viruses, malware, trojans and spyware, but there is still some risk. read article

» Common sense security tips to keep your Mac safer online

07.02.2014

Here's list of things that you really should do to make your Mac as safe as it can be, and none of them need cost you a penny! read article

» The majority of browsers running Java are vulnerable

02.04.2013

The majority of browsers running Oracle's Java plugin are using versions that are at risk from a number of widely-published exploits. read article

» A further reminder to exercise extreme caution with Java

27.02.2013

Vulnerabilities have meant that a computer running Java could be taken over just by visiting an infected webpage. If in doubt, disable it online. read article

» Reviews: Norton AntiVirus 12 & Internet Security 5 for Mac

17.12.2012

A quick look at two products from the long running security company; one an antivirus solution, the other a more complete internet protection suite. read article

» Citicised study say free antivirus software is most effective

01.12.2012

Security firm Imperva has released a study claiming that anti-virus software is ineffective; the study has been slammed widely by the industry. read article

» Review: Norton iAntiVirus (FREE)

05.10.2012

According to security firm Norton, there are now around 100 different rogue programs that seek to compromise the Mac OS. Antivirus software is a must. read article

» Sophos urge users to remove Java from their browsers

19.10.2012

Security firm Sophos has advised users or Macs and PCs to "get rid of Java altogether" or "ban it from your browser". read article

» Warning: Java 7 vulnerability

30.08.2012

Any browser with Java installed (a ubiquitous web program installed on millions of computers throughout the world) is vulnerable to a new Trojan. read article

» Review: Avast! Free Antivirus For Mac

10.07.2012

If your budget means you really can't stretch to a paid antivirus solution, then we would recommend 'Avast'. read article

» OSX/Crisis Trojan ALERT!

03.08.2012

The honeymoon's over: the school of thought that Macs are 'immune' to viruses needs to be exposed as a fallacy. Protect yourself and your Mac! read article

» Virus and Malware for Mac OS set for dramatic rise in 2012

19.10.2011

Experts are warning that a dramatic rise in the number of threats to Mac users is imminent. What can you do to protect your computer(s)? read article

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