Sunday, January 25, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony Postpones Earnings Announcement
January Windows 10 Build Released Through The Windows Insider Program
Flexible Computers Are Stil Away From Reality
China Denies Microsoft Outlook Hacking Allegations
A Look at Microsoft's New Spartan Browser
JOLED Joint Venture Company Established
Samsung Engineers Develop Wearable Sensor for Stroke Detection
Skype To Be Part Of Windows 10
Active Discussions
HELP!!!
full screen wide screen
UDF errors
Hi
The Simplest Way to Download KODAK HERO 7.1 Driver
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
Booktype utilities for LiteON and OEM DVD Recorders
downgrade a nero vision 5 project to nero vision 2
 Home > News > General Computing > Mac OS ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Mac OS X Update Blocks And Removes Mac Defender Trojan


Apple has released the Security Update 2011-003 in order to protect Mac users from the Mac Defender Trojan horse, as well as future malware.

Last week Apple published details of how to manually remove the Mac Defender Trojan horse, as well as promising to roll out a security update that would deal with the malware.

The Security Update 2011-003 requires Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7 and it tackles Mac Defender.

Apple has updated the malware definitions contained in Snow Leopard's built-in File Quarantine malware protection, to identify the OSX.MacDefender.

Apple also added Snow Leopard's malware protection daily definition updates. The system will check daily for updates to the File Quarantine malware definition list. This gives Apple the ability to add new definitions in the background, without requiring users to manually download a Security Update.

And of course, Snow Leopard can now remove the Mac Defender Trojan horse if it's detected on your system. If a known variant was detected and removed, you will be notified via an alert after the update is installed.


Previous
Next
Fujitsu Develops Personal Authentication Technology to Integrate Palm Vein and Fingerprint Authentication        All News        MediaTek To Integrate Yahoo! Services to Mobile Chips
Fujitsu Develops Personal Authentication Technology to Integrate Palm Vein and Fingerprint Authentication     General Computing News      Apple to Unveil iCloud, iOS 5 at Keynote Address

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung and Apple Together Consumed 17 Percent of Total Semiconductor Demand in 2014
Samsung Led The Smartphone Market in 2014, TrendForce Reports
Apple May Use Its Own Chips In Future Macs
Apple, Ericsson In Courts Over LTE Patents
Apple, Google To End Lawsuit Over Poaching
Apple May Take On GoPro With Action Cameras
Quanta Accelerates Production Of New 12-inch MacBook Air
Apple Patent Describes Flexible iPhone Concept
Apple Starts Selling Unlocked iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Apple Sued Over Limited Storage Space
Apple Offers Automated Security Update to Macs
Apple Responds To BBC's Allegations Over Working Conditions In Chinese Factory

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .