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Did you know that Mac OS X includes some very basic protection against malicious downloads? When you download an application via Safari or an attachment in Mail and then try to open it, Apple checks the file against its “safe downloads list” (sometimes called “XProtect.plist” after its file name) to ensure it doesn’t contain any […]

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What has been fixed? Apple has published Java updates for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and 10.7 Lion which bring the Mac version of Java in line with the current Oracle release. The updates improve compatibility and close several security holes found in previous versions. According to Apple, some of the vulnerabilities could allow […]

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One of our analysts has discovered something interesting while debugging the latest version of Flashback, a Mac trojan that attempts to trick people into believing it’s an Adobe Flash Player update. While comparing the differences between Flashback.A and Flashback.B, he saw this routine: Flashback.B performs a “vmcheck”. If virtualization is detected, the trojan aborts itself. […]

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