Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th May 2011 17:02 UTC, submitted by kaiwai
Mac OS X Well, it took them long enough. Apple has finally acknowledged the existence of the MAC Defender trojan, and has offered removal instructions. The company has also promised a security update to Mac OS X that will block MAC Defender and its variants from working. All this information was published in the form of a support document on Apple's website. Update: Well, that was fast. A new variant of the trojan, called Mac Guard, has been discovered. Unlike previous variants, this one does not require users to enter their administrative password.
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by poundsmack on Wed 25th May 2011 19:44 UTC
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"Update: Well, that was fast. A new variant of the trojan, called Mac Guard, has been discovered. Unlike previous variants, this one does not require users to enter their administrative password."

You know what, as someone who's used Windows over Mac and liked it that way, i have a great feeling of smug satisfaction knowing i can walk up to pretentious mac users and say "welcome to hell suckers!" ;)

not all mac users mind you, just the "I'll buy anything shiny that's made by apple" fans who defend it to the death simply because it's apple. you know the type...

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