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New Chrome Mac build

Since the previous one proved to be pretty popular, I figured I’d create an updated build of Chrome (or more precisely: a build of the Chromium TestShell) for MacOS X. This is based on revision 5273 of the code. Download Chromium Testshell build_5273 Update: Chrome builds can now be found on a separate page. As you [...]

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Flash ads responsible for overwriting clipboard

For those of you that are interested: that nasty bit of malware that kept copying a spam-url over the clipboard contents is contained within a malicious Flash ad, which appears on a number of major websites. Zero Day has the details, but the gist of it is that a banner is responsible for spamming your [...]

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Malware taking over your mac’s clipboard

Apparently, there is some new (well, new to the mac at least!) malware that takes over your clipboard. There appears to be javascript code on some popular sites that keeps overwriting the contents of the clipboard with a malicious URL. Reports of a solution vary between closing your webbrowser and completely rebooting your mac. A sugestion: REALLY [...]

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