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The Biggest Apple iPhone Malware Hack Ever

 September 1, 2015

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Ever since the first iPhone released 8 years back, it has been surprisingly secure. There have been very few instances of malware and hacks on these devices, especially in comparison to the more open and less secure Android platform. From time to time though, a hack on iPhones comes along...

Quick Heal proudly launches Total Security for Mac for Apple users

 February 12, 2013

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Quick Heal is proud to announce its latest security solution – Quick Heal Total Security for Mac. Designed for the world’s most advanced operating system, Apple Mac OS X, Quick Heal Total Security for Mac is an intelligent security solution that provides advanced protection features without slowing down the performance...

A history of Mac malware: The Apple of a virus developer’s eye

 January 31, 2013

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Apple Macs are falsely believed to be invincible and completely safe against malware threats and security breaches. But as we recently discussed, this perpetual myth has gradually been broken over the years. Apple has subtly acknowledged this fact over the last year or so and has made major upheavals in...

Your Apple Mac does not need computer security: Myth or not?

 January 23, 2013

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There is a widespread misconception in the mainstream computing market that Apple Macs are more secure than Windows machines. In fact, some staunch Apple lovers even feel that since virus threats for Macs do not exist, no system protection software is essential. But how accurate is this belief? Our expertise...

A look into the latest security news

 June 22, 2012

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A lot changes in the security world with every passing day. Here is a brief roundup of some crucial developments that you may have missed out on. Twitter outage leaves millions speechless Bringing back memories of its nascent stage, Twitter crashed yesterday. Not once, but twice. The first crash occurred...

Malware attack through fake iTunes emails

 November 30, 2011

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Users are receiving emails which claim to be from the official iTunes store. These are specially crafted emails which lure the users by assuring them that they are amongst a few lucky ones to be selected for gift certificates amounting to $50. Furthermore, the emails ask the users to open...

Spammers Targeting Twitter – “iTunes Gift Card spam”

 August 4, 2011

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We’ve already seen some iTunes gift card scams spreading via Facebook, but today the thing to look out for is an iTunes Gift Card spam on Twitter. Some typical messages: As of now the Twitter accounts sending out these messages all have a profile picture of random women. It seems...

Apple patches iOS interception flaw

 July 27, 2011

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Apple on Monday issued a new patch that fixes a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to spoof an X.509 certificate used to encrypt web sessions on 4.3.4 iOS devices. The vulnerability is related to the way Apple validates X.509 certificates and can undermine Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport...