Mac attack a load of crap

Thursday, 23 February 2006, 9:01 AM EST

All the Mac viruses and security holes in the news are overblown. They're news only because of their novelty, not the threat they pose. The Leap-A malware was a poorly-programmed Trojan horse that relied on "social engineering," or trickery to perform its nasty function. There's a simple way to protect against this kind of threat - common sense - and in testament to this, a lot of people didn't fall for it.

At Wired.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Proactive real-time security intelligence: Moving beyond conventional SIEM

Discussions about security intelligence still focus primarily around conventional reactive SIEM. Security pros need to move from this reactive model to proactively using this security intelligence to protect their businesses.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Aug 28th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //