Apple Releases Security Update to Address Mac Defender

Apple Releases Security Update to Address Mac Defender

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Apple releases security update to address Mac Defender

Today Apple releases security update to address Mac Defender 2011-003, a software update. The information for the development of OS X 10.6.8 seems to indicate it will contain the ability to detect and remove variants of the Mac Defender. I guess this update is to get a solution out to the Mac community as soon as possible.

Here is the information Apple has on their website regarding the update:

About Security Update 2011-003 (Snow Leopard)

Security Update 2011-003 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X.

Previous security updates have been incorporated into this security update.

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.

SHA 1 digest = 07843c32a8b367fbe4318bdf22dd98013a91cd51

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  • Version: 2011-003
  • Post Date: May 31, 2011
  • Download ID: DL1387
  • File Size: 2.36 MB
System Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.6.7
Supported Languages
  • Deutsch, English, Français, 日本語, Español, Italiano, Nederlands, Dansk, Norsk Bokmål, Polski, Português, Português Brasileiro, Pусский, Suomi, Svensk, 简体中文, 繁體中文, 한국어

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