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Apple Updates XProtect to Detect Mac Trojan

Apple released an update today for its built-in, malware protection platform, XProtect, in response to the emergence of Mac-targeting trojan that hijacks Google searches, according to an article posted on Softpedia.

A Rocky Road Ahead for Apple On Security

Computer security experts have been forecasting the arrival of malicious programs that target Apple’s products for so long that they had begun to sound like the kind of Rapturistas and Mayan Calendar sleuths that we all (smartly) ignore. But if May didn’t bring Harold Camping’s Judgement Day, as predicted
(Update: its now October 21st, y’all!), it did prove those Apple
doomsayers correct as real Mac-focused crimeware and rogue antivirus
appeared in the wild.


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