the JoshMeister writes: "Non-savvy Web users are often tricked by fake security alerts and fake antivirus scams. But surely a more seasoned individual, say for example a Microsoft escalated support representative, wouldn't be fooled by such a scheme. Or would they?"
the JoshMeister writes: "Mac antivirus company Intego broke the story this morning that Apple is apparently including antivirus functionality in its upcoming operating system, Snow Leopard. But which antivirus engine is Apple using? Security researcher Joshua Long discusses the likely candidates."
the JoshMeister writes: Apple's "Get a Mac" campaign takes aim at Windows security, but how does Windows really stack up against the Mac? Recently on the Tech Pulse podcast, the state of Mac OS X security was discussed, including comparisons between Leopard and Vista and a look at where Mac security excels and where it falls short.