All of a sudden I noticed an application called "Admin Alert" in my dock. This is a work computer, I'm wondering if this is some sort of "spyware" that our lovely IT department has installed on my ...
Sometimes a piece of software will automatically update itself, and I'll abruptly get the "type your password to allow this" dialog. Is there any verification going on behind the scenes before the OS ...
Occasionally, answers on this site include software recommendations. Let’s assume a "legitimate developer" pretends to have created a useful application that is (secretly) capable of doing harm. How ...
I have Little Snitch installed. I use an app [that shall remain nameless in case this is a false alarm]. I was recently reviewing connection attempts in Little Snitch, and it claims that [this app] ...
Lately I occasionally get redirected to other websites when I load some news websites. It could be a banner redirect I guess, but I suspect something more sinister. The iPad is NOT jailbroken and ...
I own a 2011 model of MacBook Pro with a Core i7 processor and Snow Leopard. I have found out there is a trojan horse which now controls 600,000 Macs. How can I find out if my MacBook is being ...
With OS X malware increasingly in the news (see the Flashback Trojan issue), is there anything that I should do to increase the security of my Mac and reduce my exposure to malware? What I'm doing ...
My Mac OSX Snow Leopard got exploited by the Flashback malware. There's a summary by F-Secure that I'm trying to follow in order to remove it. This link is similar, and provides a little more detail. ...