Apple Releases Update to Take Care of Flashback Malware

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Is true that Apple has released a Java update for Macs infected with the flash back malware that has infected 100 of thousands of Apple computer?

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Apple Releases Update to Take Care of Flashback Malware


Apple just released a Java script known as OS X 2012-003, an update for the Java implementation in OS X. The update removes the most common difference of the flashback malware. This update disables the automatic execution of a Java application, if accidental automatic execution is re-enabled, it will be disable again, if no applets have been running.

It was reported in the first week of the month, that Apple was in the process of creating software for removing Flashback. It's been claimed that the Flashback malware will infect the Macs at its peak, though there have been a number of programs created to quickly and easily clean the infected machines.

Software is Available for your Computer

The update can be downloaded via Software Update process which is available for users on Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Details about this update is available on the link:

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