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Microsoft links Mac Defender to Windows scareware campaign

Microsoft links Mac Defender to Windows scareware campaign | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Cyber criminals appear to be branching out...
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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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Mac fake anti-virus malware is evolving fast, doesn't need a password- The Inquirer

Mac fake anti-virus malware is evolving fast, doesn't need a password- The Inquirer | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
What works for Windows, works for Mac...
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