Mac OS X

The new version of the Trojan BackDoor.Flashback expanded its functionality

In November 2011 the specialists of “Doctor Web” has been found a new version of the multi-component backdoor that entered the Dr.Web virus database as BackDoor.Flashback.8. Recall that BackDoor.Flashback – very sophisticated in its architecture a multi-component backdoor for Mac OS X. The installer of this malicious program disguised as an installer, Adobe Flash Player. Mac OS X(…)

Android Ice Cream Sandwich would be better to resist hackers

The new version of the mobile operating system Google Android has been updated to better resist the seizure of mobile devices by hackers operating errors in the code. Android 4.0, aka Ice Cream Sandwich , added means of protection, known as ASLR, or address space layout randomization. This technology is regularly changing the memory address where the(…)

Oracle closed vulnerability in Java SE platform

Corporation Oracle announced the release of a set of updates for a member of the platform Java Standard Edition (SE) sixth and seventh editions of the software tools. According to published information specialists Oracle provided updates-Java SE 6 Update 29 and Java SE 7 Update 1 – remove two dozen vulnerabilities , five of which have the status of hazardous(…)

Microsoft Windows XP has lost sizeable proportion of computers that went online last month

Microsoft Windows XP has lost sizeable proportion of computers that went online last month. Already Nenova operating system reduced the market share of almost 2% in September and the end of the month was set at 50.5% of desktop computers, according to analysts from Net Applications. It was the biggest drop in monthly anniversaries in the(…)

Firefox 7.0 released

The Mozilla Project has officially introduced the release of web-browser Firefox 7.0, which is included in the long-awaited developments to reduce memory consumption. In the next few hours on the beta testing will go 8 and Firefox branch will be separated aurora-branch Firefox 9. Release of Firefox is expected to 8 at 6 weeks, in mid-November, and(…)

Satechi Lockdown: Secure Case for External SATA-HDD

The company introduced Satechi case designed to protect data on external hard drives. The device is called Lockdown, it protects data with password protection and 256-bit encryption. However, the manufacturer decided not to bring the rate to sacrifice safety case has interface USB 3.0. The main body is a touch keyboard and capacitive small OLED-display, is displayed(…)

Parallels Desktop for Mac 7

The company announced the release of  Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac. The seventh generation of the popular solutions to simultaneously run Windows on your Mac without rebooting features more than 90 new features, including work with Mac OS x Lion, increase productivity, and integration between desktop and mobile software platforms. In Parallels Desktop 7 added full(…)

MacBook batteries are subject to cracking and are a potential threat to Mac OS

Now that Apple is less secure operating system Mac OS X Lion modern means of protection, the researcher developed a new attack, Laptop batteries are designed for. Charlie Miller Well known for its numerous attacks on the iPhone and Mac, probably not reached its final goal, which was to Mac spontaneously fuse to make, but(…)