Mac News: FlashBackChecker Is The Quickest And Easiest Way To See If Your Mac’s Infected By Flashback Trojan
The infamous Flashback trojan has now infected more than 600,000 Macs worldwide. Apple has issues two Java updates in an effort to patch the vulnerability in Mac OS X, but unfortunately for some, it was just too late.
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Technology News: Iran plans to cut itself off from the Internet permanently
Iran plans to disconnect itself from the Internet and replace popular services like Google, Yahoo, and Hotmail with homegrown, Iranian services, according to a report in the International Business Times today.
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Programming News: Achieving More By Doing One Thing at A Time
A recent Harvard Business Review post highlights the advantages of doing one task at a time without context switching. The post has received over 700 comments so far, many of which talk about the challenges in doing one thing at a time while building software and how techniques like Kanban and Scrum can help address them.
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Other News: Are Macs safer than PCs?
Last week, there was a lot focus on the security of Apple Macs after the Russian security firm, Dr Web, revealed that they had found a botnet comprising over half a million infected Mac computers.
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