Apple Updates Malware Definitions to Block New Mac Defender Variant

Posted June 2, 2011 at 10:49am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5254 views

Apple has updated its list of malware definitions to block the latest variant of Mac Defender that surfaced yesterday, according to Spider-Mac.

A new entry for "OSX.MacDefender.C" has been added to the Xprotect.plist file that contains the signatures for identifying malware.

Starting with Security Update 2011-003 Apple has introduced a daily background process that checks for updates to its definitions.

You can get more information about the security update here.

Read More [via MacRumors]


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