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OWC Radio #56 – Better Is In The “i” Of The Beholder

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 | Author: , , and

Mixed reactions from our panel on the announcements made by Apple at WWDC last week, from excitement to disappointment, fuel the discussions on this month’s episode. Topics include iCloud, iOS5, OS X Lion, iTunes Match, Mac Defender, AT&T’s 4G LTE network, the Apple / Nokia patent settlement and more.

OWC Radio is a monthly, forum-based podcast focused on the events and happenings in the Mac community. This week’s hosts are: OWC Grant, OWC Chris S., and OWC Mike H. Article Continues…

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Dismantling the Trojan Horse (or why MacGuard isn’t a concern)

Friday, June 3rd, 2011 | Author:

Aside from a couple of “conceptual” examples shown at conferences here and there, the only real piece of malware on the Mac that’s made it “into the wild” is the now infamous MAC Defender and its variants….one of which, MacGuard, has recently made headlines.

Naturally, the MacGuard topic has hit all the major tech news sites, igniting yet another round of “Mac vs. Windows” flame wars. Ironically, all this attention is probably helping the malware’s progress; I’ll go into m0re detail on that in just a moment. First, I’d like to clear something up.

MAC Defender and its variants are not viruses! Article Continues…

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