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Apple updates Java for a third time, this time with Flashback malware removal

Hot on the heels of the antivirus firms targeting Flashback, Apple has now released another Java update meant to identify and remove any infections of the malware. The company posted the update on Thursday afternoon both to its website and Software Update, making it the third Java update released by the company in just over a week. "This Java security update removes the most common variants of the Flashback malware," Apple wrote in the support document for the update.
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