flashback ▼


Ubisoft Announces Flashback Remake For XBLA, PSN

04/11/2013, Ubisoft isn’t a stranger to bringing classic video games series to the modern as they have taken franchises like Prince of Persia to new heights, even remaking the classic game for a number of platforms. It looks like they’re aiming their...

Symantec Says Purpose for Flashback Botnet was Profit

05/01/2012,   The Botnet called ‘Flashback’ which infected over 600,000 Mac computers a while back is believed to have been created to net its authors as much as $10,000 a day. According to a blog post by Symantec, the primary motivation behind the alleged...

Apple Releases Update to Remove Flashback Trojan

04/13/2012, After 3 updates, Apple has finally released an update for Java that removes the purported Flashback Trojan that is to have infected over 600,000 Macs worldwide. Apple has not had a good time since the Java vulnerability came about. Despite announcing that...

F-Secure rolls out Flashback removal app for affected Mac computers

04/12/2012, While Apple is busy trying to come up with a software of their own to remove the Flashback trojan from Mac computers, other third party software companies have since released solutions to address the problem. One of them is F-Secure who was amongst the...

Apple developing their own software to remove the Flashback trojan

04/11/2012, About a week ago, it was reported that a staggering 600,000 over Macs were infected with the Flashback trojan. Apple has since released an update to patch up the vulnerability, and while there have been releases of third-party tools to check your Mac to...

Java updates for Flashback avoid OS X Tiger and Leopard

04/09/2012, Apple has managed to issue a fix to the vulnerability that plagued Mac systems in the recent Flashback malware attacks, but this fix is only supported in select versions of OS X, and will not include Tiger and Leopard. The two updates released by Apple...

Flashback Trojan gets pegged by second Mac update from Apple

04/06/2012, Remember our story earlier this week that touched upon the Flashback Trojan that had infected more than half a million Macs, with many of them being in the US? Well, we do know that Apple is aware of the situation and has since released a patch, but there...

Over 600,000 Macs infected with Flashback botnet

04/04/2012, According to Dr. Web, a Russian antivirus company, there are more than 600,000 Macs around the world that has been infected by a malware known as the Flashback botnet. This particular malware was specially designed to steal personal information...