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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 rem...

September 20th 2010 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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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 This...

April 14th 2010 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Well, maybe it's not as bad as it sounds, but it's still not so good. As you're probably aware, over the last week or so Windows users of all stripes (not just Windows 7 users, as it turns out) have been complaining of a plain black screen that appears upon login -- at which point the systems lock...

December 1st 2009 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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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. W...

November 9th 2009 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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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...

February 12th 2009 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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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 ava...

October 9th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

October 2nd 2008 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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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...

September 15th 2008 at 10:35pm 0 Comments
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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 incorporate...

March 26th 2008 at 4:59pm 0 Comments
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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 combo...

March 19th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments