Two serious computer security flaws have been uncovered recently. The media is awash in scary headlines related to these two bugs.
The makers of 1Password (a password manager I use and recommend) seem to have their heads on straight with their take on the situation:
In short, it seems that both vulnerabilities require that *you* the user, must allow a malicious program to be installed on your computer. Therefore, it seems smart to be ever-diligent about what you download and from where. When in doubt, only download software from Apple’s App Store and keep your operating system up to date. BUT MAKE SURE YOU HAVE SOLID BACKUPS FIRST!!!
And an entertaining fast-food analogy for those technically curious: