Apple on Thursday released Java update for OS X that removes a number of common variants of the Flashback trojan virus. Discovered last week to have infected more than 600,000 Mac computers, Flashback is a trojan that is capable of intercepting sensitive data and transmitting it back to an attacker. Security experts at F-Secure published instructions on how to manually detect and remove the malware, but Apple’s new Java update will handle the process automatically.
We had reported yesterday that Apple was working to take down the servers distributing the Flashback malware and that it planned to release a removal tool. Now the removal patch... Read Post
Apple has issued a second security update aimed at Flashback, the Mac malware that has reportedly infected 600,000 computers since last year. Read the full story at PC World Read Post