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  • Security Blog Log: Apple lives under 'cloud of smug'

    This week, Apple is accused of security hubris for falsely boasting that malware isn't a problem for Macs. Meanwhile, in fall malware fashion, worms are out and bots are in. 

  • Legacy protocol puts IBM mainframes at risk

    The millions of daily transactions processed by IBM mainframes could be at risk, one security researcher says, because of a weakness in a venerable networking protocol. 

  • Security Wire Weekly podcast: Forrester's Natalie Lambert

    This week, Senior News Writer Bill Brenner recaps news of IBM's acquisition of ISS, Microsoft's latest security woes and chats with Forrester Research analyst Natalie Lambert about challenges to Apple's security reputation. Listen now on your compute... 

  • Apple fixes Xsan security flaw

    Attackers could exploit a security flaw in Apple's Xsan file system to launch malicious code and crash vulnerable machines, but a fix is available. 

  • Security Bytes: Exploits targeting freshly patched Apple flaw

    The crew in Cupertino patches nearly two dozen holes in OS X, but not before exploits are unleashed. Plus McAfee fixes a critical flaw and EMC gets the OK to buy RSA. 

  • Linux patch problems: Your distro may vary

    As Linux grows, choosing a version that fixes flaws quickly is critical. However, as Edmund X. DeJesus discovered, some Linux distributions publish security fixes faster than others. 

  • Security Bytes: Strategic shift at Symantec leads to 80 layoffs

    New flaws and exploits surface in Internet Explorer; Apple fixes Mac OS X bugs; a new data security bill is filed; and F-Secure fixes a flaw in its antivirus products. 

  • Monster fix for Mac OS X, QuickTime

    Apple Computer Inc. has patched more than 25 flaws in its operating system and updated its media player to address 12 vulnerabilities. 

  • Security Bytes: More flaws in Mac OS X

    In other news: Financial firms scramble over massive online heist, Symantec warns of Scan Engine flaws and a new Snort-based tool is unveiled. 

  • Security Bytes: Crossover platform virus on the loose

    Meanwhile, IBM seeks to bring mainframe-level security to devices and multiple flaws are fixed in the open source ClamAV program.