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Apple releases Security Update 2013-003 for Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion

Apple has released Security Update 2013-003 for Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion. No details have yet been provided by Apple as to what specific security issues the updates address, but all the updates are available through Software Update or via Apple's website. The only description provided ...

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Daily Update for May 15, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

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Apple security update addresses DigiNotar certificates

Apple has rolled out security update 2011-005 (Lion) and security update 2011-005 (Snow Leopard), which addresses the certificate trust policy regarding DigiNotar certificates. The update removes DigiNotar from the list of trusted root certificates, the list of Extended Validation certificate...

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Mac Security Update 2011-003 now hunting MacDefender

Mac Security Update 2011-003 has appeared in Software Update and is available for immediate download and installation. According to KB article HT4657, the update provides a File Quarantine definition for the OSX.MacDefender.A malware and Mac OS X 10.6.7 will now automatically update the defin...

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Office 2008 users: 12.2.7 update is available

With about two weeks to go until Office 2011 ships, Microsoft is making sure that Office 2008 is safe and sound with a security and stability update. The 12.2.7 update can be downloaded and installed by running Check for Updates from the Help menu in any of the Office 2008 apps, or letting Microsof...

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Apple releases Security Update 2010-006

Yes, as you can see above (and in a Software Update near you), Apple has released Security Update 2010-006, the latest OS X issue-fixer of the year. It's recommended for all users, so run your SU, let it download and install, and you'll be good to go. This one apparently fixes an issue where a r...

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Apple releases slew of updates, fixes Zero Day bug

Apple has released a slew of updates in the last few days, including a security update that fixes the Zero Day bugs discovered by Charlie Miller and revealed at CanSecWest. In addition to the MacBook Pro and MobileMe Backup updates, Apple has also released: 27-inch iMac SMC Firmware Update 1.0 T...

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Mac OS X 10.6.2 is on the prowl, plus security update for 10.5 users

Update: As noted by our commenters and cross-confirmed with OS News, the 10.6.2 update appears to drop support for the hackintosh-centric Atom processor. This was spotted in earlier builds, but it was not clear whether the support for the netbook CPU would be in or out in the final configuration. ...

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Apple releases security, Java updates

Start your engines -- er, Apple menus -- it's Software Update time! Apple has just issued two security updates today. The first is aimed at Java for OS X 10.5.6 and the Java Web Start and Java Applet components. The second update is for both Mac OS X 10.4.11 and Mac OS X 10.5.6 is a broader securi...

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Apple releases Security Update 2008-007

Apple released Security Update 2008-007 for Mac OS X Leopard and Tiger users today. The update addresses many specific areas of the Mac OS, including: Apache, ClamAV, CUPS, Finder, and more. A full list of the areas affected by the update can be found on the Apple support website. The update is av...

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Apple TV update 2.2

Earlier tonight, Apple issued a Security Update for Apple TV. According to Apple, this update (version 2.2) fixes a bug in Apple TV that could allow a "maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution." This definitely doesn't sound good...

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Mac OS X 10.5.5 Combo updater, Security Update for 10.4 now available

If you've been a bad nervous Mac user, then chances are that you might not be running the latest updates. If so, you can download the Combo updater for Mac OS X 10.5.5 which includes all important patches up to this point, so you can remain up-to-date even if you skipped a couple of updates. If you...

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Security Update 2008-002 v1.1

Today, Apple released Security Update 2008-002 v1.1 for Leopard client and Leopard server. Software Update gives us the following information about the update: Security Update 2008-002 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X. Previous security updates have been incorporat...

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Security Update 2008-002 issues may be cleared up by Rogue Amoeba fix

As many of you have reported, there are a few hiccups for some who have installed the latest Leopard security update. Two of the areas of concern are ssh (no connectivity or a crash) and printing (errors out, documents never finish spooling), with various fixes offered (reinstalling the 10.5.2 comb...

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Security Update 2008-002 is available

Fire up Software Update, Mac users. Security Update 2008-002 has been released. According to Apple, this update "...is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X. Previous security updates have been incorporated into this security update." So, it improves security. How exciting....

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