What’s in the spam mailbox this week?

We take a look at a few of the most notable spam emails in circulation over the last week, including a money muling scam, Apple phishes, and a sexploitation message featuring old, but real, passwords.

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New strain of Mac malware Proton found after two years

A new variant of the Mac malware Proton, which was rampant on macOS last year, has been found dating back to at least two years ago. Learn how this could still affect your Mac today.

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New Mac cryptominer uses XMRig

New Mac cryptominer malware is using the XMRig library to mine Monero on infected Macs.

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Seven security tips for staying safe on an iPhone

iPhones have a reputation for being incredibly secure. However, using an iPhone is not an automatic guarantee of invulnerability. These seven tips will help make sure your iPhone is the digital fortress it was meant to be.

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Netflix phish claims your membership is on hold

We take a look at a new Netflix phish in circulation, using the time-honored trick of claiming the recipient is about to lose access unless they hand over some personal information.

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Investors concerned about smartphone addiction; Apple responds with new webpage

Apple adds a new page to their website, aiming to address the growing trend of smartphone addiction in children and its harmful effects on users.

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The state of Mac malware

Mac users are often told that there are no Mac viruses. In reality, Mac malware does exist, as we’ll see in this summary of 2018 Mac threats, our State of Mac Malware report.

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Panic attack: Apple scams apply pressure

We take a look at some of the many vaguely threatening/panic-inducing attempts by Apple scams to phish potential victims. Featuring emails, texts, and…Edward Snowden?!

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Interesting disguise employed by new Mac malware HiddenLotus

A new piece of Mac malware called HiddenLotus is using a clever new trick to fool users into opening it.

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Yet another flaw in Apple’s “iamroot” bug fix

Flaws in Apple’s response to the “iamroot” vulnerability show that some systems can remain vulnerable even after applying the patch.

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