Kaspersky Lab said late Thursday it had fixed the problems that caused it to suspend the Flashflake Removal Tool earlier in the day; meanwhile, security company Norton unveiled its own Flashback detection and removal tool, available for free download.
As promised, Apple has released a tool to remove Flashback from infected Macs.
Kaspersky Lab on Thursday suspended distribution of its tool to remove the Flashback malware attacking Mac computers, saying the tool itself was making unacceptable alterations to user computers. A replacement is expected soon.
The number of Macs infected with the Flashback malware has plummeted in the last few days, antivirus vendor Symantec said today.
Apple said Tuesday it's developing a solution to combat the Flashback malware that experts say has infected around 600,000 Mac computers around the world.
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.
Who's to blame for the Flashback attack? Apple.
Security experts today could not confirm claims by a little-known Russian antivirus company that more than 600,000 Macs have been infected with a zero-day-exploiting Trojan, but they said the number was within reason.
The success of the Flashback trojan means we've entered a new era in Mac security. But that doesn't mean we need to panic. Rich Mogull explains what Flashback means and what you need to do about it.