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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RE: Comment by Drumhellar
by Thom_Holwerda on Wed 25th May 2011 18:06 UTC in reply to "Comment by Drumhellar"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

Oh-Em-G Thom is sooo anti-Apple! Why does this obvious Apple-hater get to post about Apple when Apple is truly awesome! </sarcasm>


I'm going to buy an iPad 2 over the coming days. LOL.

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RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar
by umccullough on Wed 25th May 2011 18:09 in reply to "RE: Comment by Drumhellar"
umccullough Member since:
2006-01-26

I'm going to buy an iPad 2 over the coming days. LOL.


You're such a consumer ;)

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RE[3]: Comment by Drumhellar
by Neolander on Wed 25th May 2011 19:44 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Totally, should be so ashamed to do a disservice to the true OS community by buying this cr-p ;)

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

INORITE.

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RE[3]: Comment by Drumhellar
by dukes on Wed 25th May 2011 22:46 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar"
dukes Member since:
2005-07-06

Well.. make your own Apple linkbait and you can buy your very own iPad as well.

For the record, I do think Apple's stance on security needs to be greatly re-engineered.

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RE[2]: Comment by Drumhellar
by macUser on Thu 26th May 2011 15:37 in reply to "RE: Comment by Drumhellar"
macUser Member since:
2006-12-15

"Oh-Em-G Thom is sooo anti-Apple! Why does this obvious Apple-hater get to post about Apple when Apple is truly awesome!


I'm going to buy an iPad 2 over the coming days. LOL.
"

Just make sure you don't use it to create anything. It's not meant for that!

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