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Mac attack


If you're running OS 10.6, you've probably been hacked by Russians (if you watch on illegal feeds, the probability approaches 100%). Immediately download the new Apple JAVA update to fix this problem.

Computer giant Apple released a patch this week for its OS X 2012 and 10.6 operating systems about the same time a Russian security company claimed that up to 600,000 Mac computers around the world are being controlled by a piece of malware that sucks targeted computers into a “botnet,” or a makeshift network of computers controlled by cyber-criminals....

Over four million websites contained links to the Flashback loader files, Dr. Web said. Those websites, knowingly or not, helped spread the malware through the users’ Internet browser, where it exploits a weakness in Java to install itself to users’ computers. Approximately 56 percent of the infected computers are in the U.S., they added.

Yes, all that mystery activity on your modem the last several months has been for real. I upgraded earlier this week before reading this. Without knowing there had been a problem, I immediately noticed an improvement in overall performance.

Now, if I could just get my Apple TV to stop disconnecting itself every couple weeks....

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