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Mac malware getting serious

There were two separate news items this week that together show MacOS X has finally become an attractive platform for malware makers. The first was reported by several news sites: pirated copies of iWork were found to contain malware. From the advisory: The installer for the Trojan horse is launched as soon as a user [...]

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MacOS tip: using tab key in dialogs

I finally found the fix for a major annoyance I had when using my mac: that I had to use the mouse for every dialog box that popped up. A simple yes/no/cancel dialog from Firefox or Safari is impossible to navigate with the keyboard with Apple’s default settings! The solution turns out to be very [...]

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