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Fake security software takes aim at Mac users (9.12.11)

Scammers are distributing fake security software aimed at the Mac by taking advantage of the news that al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces, a security researcher said today.

A security firm that specializes in Mac software called the move "a very big step forward" for malware makers targeting Apple's users.

4 simple steps to bulletproof laptop security (9.12.11)

Security: You either have it you don't. It's a matter of degrees or, as the experts prefer to think of it, layers. The more varieties of security you have, the better the odds your goods can be protected successfully from intrusion or theft.

Layered security applies as much to laptop computers as it does to corporate networks or the Pentagon -- good news because laptops present a major target for theft. Aside from the (illegal) resale value of the laptop itself, there's always the possibility that personal data can be harvested from it. Although hacking has surpassed the lost or stolen laptop as the leading cause of data breaches, the notebook is no less vulnerable to theft for precisely that reason.