Latest in Apple

Image credit:

Apple releases fix for Flashback malware

Share
Tweet
Share

Sponsored Links

It promised earlier this week that a fix was coming, and Apple has now delivered a Java security update that is says removes "the most common variants of the Flashback malware." That update also reconfigures the Java web plug-in to disable the automatic execution of Java applets by default (in Lion, at least -- those still on Snow Leopard are advised to do that themselves), although folks can re-enable that functionality if they choose. As usual, OS X users can download the update through the Software Update application.

In this article: apple, flashback, java, malware, os x, OsX, security, update
All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

View
Facebook envisions using holographics for super-slim VR glasses

Facebook envisions using holographics for super-slim VR glasses

View
Nissan unveils its $40,000 electric Ariya crossover

Nissan unveils its $40,000 electric Ariya crossover

View
Amazon has eliminated single-use plastic at its Indian fulfilment centers

Amazon has eliminated single-use plastic at its Indian fulfilment centers

View
SpaceX gets closer to a private beta of its Starlink internet service

SpaceX gets closer to a private beta of its Starlink internet service

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr