Friday, July 29, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Alphabet Posts Strong Revenue on Video Market
Games Outweigh Sagging Sensors For Sony
Microsoft To Further Cut Jobs Towards The Final Exit From Phone Business
AMD Radeon RX 470 And RX 460 Are Shipping in Early August
Worldwide Smartphone Volumes Relatively Flat in Q2 2016
Oracle to Buy NetSuite for $9.3 Billion
Samsung and Nestle Collaborate on the Internet of Things and Nutrition
Home Appliance and Home Entertainment Units Help LG's Quarterly Profits
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 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
Future Apple Stylus Could Operate as a Joystick
Apple To Invest In AI And AR As iPhone Sales Keep Declining
Smartwatch Shipments Fall Significantly In the Second Quarter
Samsung Galaxy Outsells Apple's iPhone
iOS 10 To Allow Consumers Donate Their Organs
Apple Sued in China Over Alleged Propaganda
Apple, Spotify In Music Streaming Duel
Apple in Talks to Buy Tidal: Report
Samsung To Become An Apple OLED supplier
Chinese Authorities Say iPhones Violated Rival's Patent
Apple Previews iOS 10, macOS Sierra Update, watchOS 3, New Siri Capabilities And tvOS
Apple To Announce Software Enhancements In Developers Conference

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .