14. Guarding against Malware

  1. Joe Kissell

Published Online: 1 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257739.ch14

Mac® Security Bible

Mac® Security Bible

How to Cite

Kissell, J. (2009) Guarding against Malware, in Mac® Security Bible, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118257739.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470474198

Online ISBN: 9781118257739

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Keywords:

  • guarding;
  • malware;
  • phone home;
  • anti-malware software;
  • Mac

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Varieties of Malware

  • Macs as Malware Carriers

  • Assessing Your Mac's Vulnerability

  • Common-Sense Malware Protection

  • Choosing Anti-Malware Software

  • Using Outbound Firewalls

  • What Anti-Malware Software Can't Do

  • Securing Windows on a Mac

  • Summary