Anti-virus

Apple Releases Flashback Removal Tool For Users Without Java

Apple has released the same Flashback Trojan Removal Tool that is found in the Java update for OS X 2012-003 as a standalone tool.  The new standalone version of the tool is for those users without Java installed. You can download the Flashback malware Removal Tool from the Software Update feature under the Apple menu […]

Apple Updates Java for 3rd Time This Month To Deal With Flashback Trojan

Apple has released a third update to Java for both Mac OS x Lion and Mac OS X 10.6 to deal with the infections of the Flashback Trojan.  Infections reached a whopping 600,000 machines globally according to three anti-virus companies that were monitoring it (Dr. Web, the discoverer of the Trojan, Kaspersky, and Symantec) , […]

Apple Tries to Shut Down Dr. Web’s Server

Apple has had a knee-jerk reaction to the discovery of the Flashback Trojan that has infected up to 600,000 Macs globally.  Dr. Web, a small Russian anti-virus company, first discovered the Flashback Trojan and has been monitoring infections on a global basis.  Now Apple has sent a Shutdown notice trying to shutdown the company’s server, […]