Apple releases Mac Security Update to fight MacDefender

If you checked your Software Update today you will notice that Apple has released a new security update Mac Security Update 2011-003 for immediate download and installation. The update comes after the previous weeks and the issues that Mac Users are having with the Mac Defender malware.

According to KB article HT4657, the update provides a File Quarantine definition for the OSX.MacDefender.A malware and Mac OS X 10.6.7 will now automatically update the definitions on a daily basis.

The update will also search for and remove MacDefender and its known variants.

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