Mac OS X Flashback Trojan & How to Get Rid of It

Mac OS X Flashback Trojan & How to Get Rid of It

Background
Flashback Mac OS X malware exploiting (old) Java security holes
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/flashback-mac-os-x-malware-exploiting-old-java-security-holes/10428

Update
Over 600,000 Macs infected with Flashback Trojan
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/over-600000-macs-infected-with-flashback-trojan/11345?tag=nl.e539

Check Your Machine

The Fix(es)

Sources:
http://www.macworld.com/article/1166285/security_firm_offers_more_flashback_details_free_tools.html#lsrc.twt_macworld
http://www.macworld.com/article/1166278/free_flashback_checker_finds_out_if_your_mac_is_infected.html
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/apple-releases-flashback-malware-removal-tool-for-os-x-lion-only/4786?tag=nl.e539

 


An estimated 600,000 Mac systems are suspected to be infected with the Flashback malware. Here’s how it works and how to remove it. Read this blog post by Topher Kessler on MacFixIt.