This update removes the most common variants of the Flashback malware.
May 14, 2012 - 1.23MB
About Flashback Removal Security Update
This update removes the most common variants of the Flashback malware. If the Flashback malware is found, a dialog will notify you that malware was removed. In some cases, the update may need to restart your computer in order to completely remove the Flashback malware.
To improve the security of your Mac, this update also disables the Java plug-in in Safari. For instructions on how to re-enable it, please visit: support.apple.com—HT5241.
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•❑Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. — Arthur C. Clarke, "Profiles of The
Future", 1961 (Clarke's third law)
•❑Networking: What happens when, for as long as a moment, billions of things simultaneously fail to go
wrong. — Dan Farkas, 3/3/2007
•❑DNS=Domain Name System
The Domain Name System serves as the phone book for the Internet by translating human-friendly computer hostnames into IP addresses. For example, the domain name ncc-mac.blogspot.com translates to the address 126.96.36.199
•❑About DNSChanger Malware
▼❑What is OpenDNS?
OpenDNS is a Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service. OpenDNS extends DNS adding features such as misspelling correction, phishing protection, and optional content filtering.
OpenDNS provides the following recursive nameserver addresses for public use, mapped to the nearest operational server location by anycast routing: