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    600K Mac computers infected with malware - update your software

    I couldn't find a thread about it, and as many people falsely believe that Mac computers don't get viruses, it's worth mentioning:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17623422

    Its report claims that about 600,000 Macs have installed the malware - potentially allowing them to be hijacked and used as a "botnet".

    Apple has released a security update, but users who have not installed the patch remain exposed.
    Apple released its own "security update" on Wednesday - more than eight weeks later. It can be triggered by clicking on the software update icon in the computer's system preferences panel.

    The security firm F-Secure has also posted detailed instructions about how to confirm if a machine is infected and how to remove the Trojan.

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    This article has a couple of scripts you can run to see if you're infected. (I wasn't. Yay!) http://mashable.com/2012/04/05/mac-f...-trojan-check/
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