Sunday, September 21, 2014
All News Categories
Reviews Around the Web
DVD Media Formats
Optical Storage Software
News Around The Web
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Mac OS X Update Blocks And Removes Mac Defender Trojan
You are sending an email that contains the article
and a private message for your recipient(s).
(At the moment, only Text is allowed...)
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.
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.
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ -
1998-2014 - All rights reserved