20 May '11, 3am

New blog post: Malware alert: MacProtector

New blog post: Malware alert: MacProtector

Mac users beware! There’s a new malware targeting Mac OS in the wild lately. An AppleCare support rep told ZDnet that the situation is getting worst. Many people are falling for this malware and AppleCare is 4 to 5 times more calls than normal. Users get the malware thru phishing website call “Apple Security Center”. It will trick user to install the malware onto their Mac. There are several variants of this malware. So far, it has been reported that the malware goes by name like “Mac Defender,” “Mac Security” or “Mac Protector.” When installed it will run in the background, launch pornographic or some unwanted web sites and show a scanner interface that will ask you to purchase an upgrade. Note : If you have provided your personal information and credit card number to the application, chances are you are a victim of identity thief. Please call your bank and cancel your cr...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2011/05/20/malware-alert-macprotector/

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Khaw posts final blog post as Health Minister

Khaw posts final blog post as Health Minister

straitstimes.com 20 May '11, 7am

ON SATURDAY, Mr Khaw Boon Wan will be sworn in as the Minister for National Development. He pens his last blog as Health M...