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New OS X Trojan found and blocked by Apple's XProtect

A new command-and-control Trojan for OS X appears to be associated with the Syrian Electronic Army.

By Sep. 22, 2013

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Apple fights Yontoo Trojan with XProtect update

New XProtect definitions identify Yontoo as "OSX.AdPlugin.i" and block all but the latest versions of Java.

By Mar. 22, 2013

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How to monitor XProtect updates in OS X

OS X does not provide a way to monitor XProtect updates, but you can set up a custom script to do so.

By Mar. 14, 2013

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XProtect update blocks unpatched Java versions in OS X

Apple has updated its Web plug-in blacklist to include all but the most recent versions of Java.

By Jan. 31, 2013

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New Flashback malware variant follows XProtect update

A new variant of the Flashback malware has been found, though current malware definitions should detect it.

By Jan. 13, 2012

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Apple issues late XProtect update for Flashback Trojan

Apple has updated its XProtect malware scanner to contend with the second revision of the Flashback malware, though this update comes after a bit of a delay.

By Nov. 29, 2011

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Flashback OS X malware variant disables XProtect

The latest malware threat for OS X is a minor and obscure Trojan horse of which new versions have been found recently.

By Oct. 19, 2011

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Apple tackles malware threats with XProtect update

Apple has a rudimentary malware scanner called XProtect, which it has updated to address recent malware threats.

By Sep. 26, 2011

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What is the Eicar testfile?

If you would like to test Apple's XProtect system, you can now safely do so with the latest definitions update.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask about how to fix a flashing incoming network connection request, Trash that won't empty, and more.

By May. 10, 2013