Intego discovered the Mac Defender fake antivirus, which targets Mac users via SEO poisoning attacks web sites set up to take advantage of search engine optimization tricks to get malicious sites to appear at the top of search results. Since then, several variants have appeared: MacDefender, MacProtector and MacSecurity, all of which are the same application using different names. Intego today discovered a new variant of this malware that functions slightly differently.
Texas based Politically Mobile, LLC today announces that it is offering Tea Party Memo as a free iPhone app. Tea Party Memo offers daily updates of top stories and commentary selected from trusted news outlets. It provides updates from local Tea Parties, and features top Conservative bloggers. Users can also upload and share photos and reports. Tea Party Memo consistently ranked among the top 20 selling paid news apps throughout the month leading up to the 2010 mid-term elections.