If you are a Mac user, you may have noticed that the trojan Flashback, a malicious software program, is making the news. The difference between Flashback and earlier Mac attack applications is the way your machine becomes infected. Flashback is known as a drive-by download--all you have to do is visit a website that is hosting Flashback and the application can install itself. Macword magazine has published a very thorough article outlining the steps to take to minimize the risk of drive-by malware infections like Flashback. If you use a Mac in your practice or at home and haven't yet taken the time to get up-to-speed on drive-by malware risks, make the time today.