For the first time ever, a widespread computer virus is infecting machines thought to be immune.
Apple is scrambling, amid criticism, to fix the problems.
A red perfectly legit looking Adobe pop up screen tells you to update your flash player.
It could allow attackers to get all of your personal information.
It is a real wake up call for so many of us who assumed our Mac’s are virus proof. Many are criticizing apple for being slow to admit there is a problem and warning mac users.
A type of virus, called “Flashback,” already infected at least 600,000 Macs.
One catches this by surfing and so you surf to a website and it suggests that you need to update your flash.
This is what you’ll see: When you click on it..the virus installs a “keylogger” on your computer.
There are free anti-virals you can download for Mac online.
Apple is offering a patch, but only for its latest operating systems.
Experts call this the most sophisticated attack on Macs ever.
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