Nasty Mac malware can control your webcam and record everything you type

Apple’s Macs are a lot less susceptible to malware and virus attacks than their Windows-based counterparts, but they’re not malware-proof.

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IBM claims moving to Mac drastically reduced support calls, operating costs

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IBM just declared that using Macs saves them hundreds of dollars over a four-year period. The claim may be true, but we’d like to see the supporting evidence.

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Despite big branding push, Apple is about as trusted on privacy as Google and Microsoft

Apple is adamant that its iPhones and Macs protect user privacy better than competing products, and the recent fight with the FBI shows the company isn’t willing to back down from its software security principles without a fight.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/23/despite-big-branding-push-apple-is-about-as-trusted-on-privacy-as-google-and-microsoft.html

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Last Chance: to use $150 coupons on all of Apple's 2015 iMac 4K and iMac 5K BTO models

Article Image Pricing on Macs and other Apple devices are slowly creeping back up following the cyber shopping week and our $150 coupons on over 130 custom configurations of Apple’s new iMac 4K and iMac 5K with Retina display will not be immune to this trend come Monday.

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IBM goes Apple: Helpdesk calls way down compared to Windows

IBM, at one time a Windows PC heavyweight, is now deploying Macs internally and is seeing a precipitous drop in helpdesk calls.

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Macs vulnerable to same remote firmware exploits as Windows PCs, researchers find

Macs can still be successfully attacked using some of the same firmware vulnerabilities affecting many Windows PCs, a new proof-of-concept worm is said to demonstrate.

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Apple pushes out OS X Yosemite v10.10.3 with Wi-Fi fixes, new Photos app

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Apple has unveiled the latest 10.10.3 version of its OS X Yosemite operating system for Macs, and as far as these things go, it’s a pretty big one.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/202915-apple-pushes-out-os-x-yosemite-v10-10-3-with-wi-fi-fixes-new-photos-app

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'iWorm' malware controls Macs via Reddit, more than 17K affected

Security researchers recently discovered that more than 17,000 Macs around the world have been infected by a new OS X malware threat called “iWorm,” which at one point used Reddit.com as a go-between to cull user data, perform various system actions and execute Lua scripts.



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Apple's Macs rack up more than 1/4 of back-to-school PC sales in 2014

The Mac’s share of the lucrative back-to-school shopping season continued its upward trajectory this year, as data released on Wednesday indicates that some 26.8 percent of the personal computers sold in the U.S. between Independence Day and Labor Day bore Apple’s logo.



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Apple's first price cuts on 2014 MacBook Pros hit, yield $100-$350 savings for Price Guide users

Continuing a trend of delivering the most cost effective Macs in its history, Apple last week introduced its more aggressively-priced 2014 family of MacBook Pros and then sweetened the pot less than a week later by authorizing additional price cuts on the new models through its resellers, which are now translating to $100 – $350 net savings for users of the AI Price Guides.



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Hackers use 'Find My iPhone' to lockout, ransom Mac and iOS device owners in Australia

Owners of Macs and iOS devices in Australia woke up on Tuesday to find their machines locked by Find My iPhone, with the nefarious hackers responsible demanding payment via PayPal before they return control.



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