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Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Mac malware is making big headlines, with numerous reports of users being affected.

The latest attacks don’t even need you to enter a username or password to install their fake anti-virus attacks onto your Mac.

With more variants of the malware appearing all the time, we’ve clearly reached a tipping point – and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see more cybercriminals trying to take advantage of the many Mac users who haven’t properly protected themselves with anti-virus software.

Aside from anti-virus software (and, by the way, you can’t claim money is a reason why you haven’t protected your Macs, as we offer a free anti-virus for Mac home users), there are some other steps you can take which…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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