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[3]: Comment by Drumhellar
by dukes on Wed 25th May 2011 22:46 UTC 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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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Stances are not engineered. If they were they'd be two foot thick and made of concrete of a known strength suitable for the application. Stances are words people say that they use to deflect criticism. See the difference?

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