Skip to content
Thoughtful, detailed coverage of everything Apple for 34 years
and the TidBITS Content Network for Apple professionals

Apple to Release Flashback Detection/Removal Software

In an uncharacteristic move, Apple has announced in a support article that it is working on software to detect and remove the Flashback malware that has infected over 600,000 Macs worldwide. Until then, Apple recommends users of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard update to the latest version of Java and users of 10.5 Leopard disable Java in their Web browsers.

Read original article

Subscribe today so you don’t miss any TidBITS articles!

Every week you’ll get tech tips, in-depth reviews, and insightful news analysis for discerning Apple users. For over 33 years, we’ve published professional, member-supported tech journalism that makes you smarter.

Registration confirmation will be emailed to you.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA. The Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.