Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Thu 2nd Jun 2011 09:14 UTC
Mac OS X Looks like Apple might have changed their mind and rushed a security update against Mac Defender a bit too quickly. "Hours after Apple released [the] update and the initial set of definitions, a new variation of Mac Defender is in the wild. This one has a new name, Mdinstall.pkg, and it has been specifically formulated to skate past Apple's malware-blocking code." Update: And one day later, Apple has updated its malware definitions to detect the new version. MD's turn.
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brichpmr
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2006-04-22

Simply run Snow Leopard as Standard User and uncheck the 'Open Safe Files' option in Safari, and you are in pretty good shape...oh, and, don't click on adverts from unknown sources. Beyond this, the whole issue is more like wet-dreams-in-Mom's-basement for those who dislike Apple and/or its 'smug' users.

By the way, as of yesterday, I see that Apple has already pushed 5 updates to my Macs, totally in the background.

Edited 2011-06-05 12:00 UTC

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