Columbia College Chicago

April 7, 2012

Mac Virus Alert

Mac owners can usually breath a sigh of relief as news of a new computer virus hits the internet. But this week, a new, fairly nasty bit of malware called Flashback has been unleashed on unsuspecting Mac owners. The virus exploits a vulnerability in Java and then continues to download additional software before passing confidential information off to hackers or other remote internet users. Make sure to update your Mac system software and read these articles for further information and security suggestions:

 Flashback Central: How to Find, Protect Against, and Eliminate Scary Apple Malware

 Nasty Virus Attacking Macs

Secure your Mac from FlashBack Infection

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