April 18, 2012

Fight Flashback With Free Tools

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Roger Thompson, a researcher from ICSA Labs, recently commented that Mac viruses were rare because there were so many PCs out there for the last couple of decades that spammers naturally used them. Apple is working on a permanent solution for Flashback. So far, they have released a tool for for Mac owners running OS X Lion without Java which is available here.

Two companies have issued free tools available for detection and removal for the 600,000 infected. The Finnish anti-virus company F-Secure has a FlashbackRemoval zip file that you can download and the Russian anti-virus firm Kaspersky can help identify it as well.

Via USA Today

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at April 18, 2012 10:36 AM

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