engine - 2:14 pm on Feb 20, 2013 (gmt 0)
Less than 24 hours after admitting some of its employees computers had been hacked, Apple has pushed out a security update to users of its Mac computers.
The patch fixes issues surrounding Java, a popular programming language that had a major security hole allowing malicious code to infect machines.
Apple was among several companies targeted in recent weeks by hackers exploiting the Java weakness.
One expert criticised Apple, saying it "could have been quicker" to act.Apple Update Closes Java Security Flaw [bbc.co.uk]
Mac Hack Attack After Apple Employees Use Facebook [webmasterworld.com]