More than 17,000 Apple Macs have been infected by Mac.BackDoor.iWorm malware that enables hackers to gain remove access to the infected computer, according to security experts with Russian antivirus firm Doctor Web.
Most of the 200 IT decision makers surveyed by Redshift Research on behalf of Parrallels believe that Macs are more reliable than Windows-based PCs, and close to half of their firms offer workers Macs.
The Flashback malware that infected between 600,000 and 700,000 Macs back in 2012 is still a threat, warns The Mac Security Blog.
New Mac spyware has been discovered on VirusTotal that uses an "old trick" to evade detection, according to the Mac Security Blog.
The popularity of the iPad and iPhone has led to a proliferation of Apple devices in the enterprise. But with popularity comes malware targeting Apple devices.
Security researcher Bogdan Calin said he could remotely compromise the internal networks of users with default or weak router passwords by convincing them to open an email on their iPhone, iPad or Mac.
With the growing BYOD trend, employee-owned Macs are proliferating in the workplace, posing new security and support challenges for IT administrators.
Microsoft's announcement of a cloud-first, touch-enabled Office 2013 was the final shot across the bows of Apple and Google.