The Mac Flashback Trojan horse was still installed on more than half a million Apple computers late last week and is declining only slowly, Russian security company Dr. Web claims.
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While the number of Macs infected by the Flashback malware is seemingly in decline now, the security reverberations for Apple continue, prompting criticism by IT security pros.
Fear your Mac has the Flashback malware installed, but you aren't running Java? You'll want to grab Apple's standalone removal tool.
The Department of Justice threw the book at Apple. Apple and several others threw their technical resources up against the Flashback virus. And Lex Friedman threw together this very edition of the Weekly Wrap, highlighting our most interesting and important stories from the past week.
As promised, Apple has released a tool to remove Flashback from infected Macs.
Sales of Mac security software have jumped since the news broke last week about a massive malware infection of Apple computers.
Kaspersky Labs has released further information on the Flashback malware, as well as providing free tools to check for and remove infections.
Still not sure whether your Mac got infected by the Flashback Trojan horse? A new free app can tell you definitively whether you're a victim of the malware or not.
Just a day after reports of a Mac Trojan horse affecting older Java vulnerabilities made the rounds, Apple has released an update to patch the exploited holes.