Computerworld Australia has reported on a blog post from Sophos security expert Graham Cluley. The blog post was published earlier this month and it was detailing changes to Apple’s “Why you’ll love a Mac” OS X marketing pages on the topic of security.
Recently, we reported that Apple and Kaspersky were joining hands to fight malware targeting Apple. Now it seems that the beginning of their new partnership may have a rough start.
The havoc of Flashback proves that Mac is not immune to malware and malicious infections. Flashback trojan has proven that as long as Mac OS X continues to grow, so will its infections.
Sophos examined 100,000 Mac computers and found that one in every five has some form of malware. This can certainly send chills down your spine.
A latest study is set to pose a challenge to the prevailing belief that Apple computers are immune to the sort of cyber attacks that plague Windows-based machines. A research firm Sophos has released a study claiming that one in five Macs have malware.
Apple may have released a number of Java patches and an uninstaller tool to remove Flashback Trojan virus from your Mac. However, it is being estimated that roughly 140,000 Macs worldwide are still affected by the Flashback Trojan.
When Apple released an Anti-virus tool to remove Flashback Trojan from Mac, some people were upset as the tool was not compatible with No-Java 10.7 Lion. Now here is a good news to cheer them up.
After Kaspersky’s Flashfake’s arrival to remove Flashback Trojan from Mac, Apple has released Java for OS X 2012-003, an update to the Java implementation in OS X. This update removes “the most common variants of the Flashback malware.”
We reported yesterday that Apple was working hard create an Antivirus tool that could find and remove Flashback which has reportedly infected at least 600,000 Macs.
Flashback Trojan virus has created a headache for Mac users. It has infected more than 600,000 Macs. An anti-virus application is needed to counter Flashback.