As expected, Mac users are being targeted more and more as Windows users make the switch.
It’s no longer safe to operate as before.
There’s been a rash of trojans and malware aimed at Mac users.
To see if your favorite machine has been affected, download and run these 2 scripts.
After you double click the zipped file and the accompanying scripts, if you see the dialog box below, it means you are okay.
But be sure to do a software update check periodically especially if you’re like me and sometimes don’t shut down your Macs.
Grab their latest security update Java For Mac OS X 10.6 Update 8
The default condition is your Mac usually checks for updates automatically.
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2 thoughts on “Mac user alert Spring 2012”
As much as I want to say, “I don’t want to know,” it would be like burying my head in the sand and hoping the predator will go away on its own.
Since so much of our lives are led online, suffice to say, password theft seems to be the primary purpose. More info from upthumbs.com
Thanks for the alert Peter.
What exactly does this malware do to your computer?
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