Hey Mac Users… The Honeymoon is Over.

I know, its sad.  I too am a die hard mac user. Today alone I have received 4 copies of an email with the subject line “2 Populaar Myths About Female Orgasms –  How to Become an Irresistible Lover” containing an attachment named “Preview.app Document”. I haven’t had a chance to analyse the .app yet, […]

This Week in Links: 12/31/07 – 1/6/08

Best of 2007 Gizmodo’s Most Popular Hits of 2007 LifeHacker.com – The Best of 2007 Roundup Break diabetes medicine.com – Top 10 Internet Videos of 2007 arstechnica.com – 2007: The year in review Search Security – Top 10 Security Headlines of 2007 Tech IANA and ICAN rolling out IPV6 on Root Name Servers Security Business […]

Time Machine

I started using time machine with the network drive hack… defaults write com.apple.systempreferences TMShowUnsupportedNetworkVolumes 1 This turned out to be a life saver. Last Monday at work things started slowing down, big time. Eventually everything locked up. I could move my mouse but the OS would not accept keyboard input and none of the open […]

Mac OS X Trojan in the Wild

There are reports of an in-the-wild Trojan horse program that targets Mac OS X systems.  Users are encouraged to visit malware-serving sites through spam messages in Mac forums.  The Trojan, which pretends to be a QuickTime plug-in, can hijack users’ search results, sending them to websites the attackers want them to visit. http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=3595 http://www.scmagazineus.com/Trojan-targets-Mac-users/article/58290/ This […]