At this year's Virus Bulletin conference held last month in Seattle, security researcher Patrick Wardle spoke about methods of malware persistence on Mac OS X.
With last week's official release of OS X Yosemite (v10.10), Apple has solved some critical security issues that could adversely affect users.
Last week Apple released a new version of its operating system to consumers.
Apple has released an update for its XProtect anti-malware system which makes it detect three different version of the iWorm OS backdoor malware discovered last week by AV specialists from Dr.
New malware targeting Mac machines, opening backdoors on them and roping them into a botnet currently numbering around 17,000 zombies has been spotted and analyzed by malware researchers of Russian AV company Dr.