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New Mac scareware variant installs without password • The Register

New Mac scareware variant installs without password • The Register | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Scammers have developed a strain of Mac scareware that avoids the need to trick a mark into entering an administrative password.

Earlier rogue anti-virus strains, such as MacDefender, need permission to run, a hurdle MacGuard neatly sidesteps. MacGuard works on the premise that home users have administrator rights, meaning they don't need to enter the administrator password to install software in the Applications folder.
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Apple's malware challenge: Usability as its security world changes | ZDNet

Apple's malware challenge: Usability as its security world changes | ZDNet | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Apple’s security reality is changing right before our eyes and the company’s response will be telling.
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