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Flashback Trojan Security Fix Update Released by Java

Posted on April 4, 2012

From Doctor Web, the Russian anti-virus vendor—”conducted a research to determine the scale of spreading of Trojan BackDoor.Flashback that infects computers running Mac OS X. Now BackDoor.Flashback botnet encompasses more than 550 000 infected machines, most of which are located in the United States and Canada. This once again refutes claims by some experts that there are no cyber-threats to Mac OS X.”

Apple released Java update featuring security fixes that were exploited by Flashback Trojan. Install the latest update to patch these threats. Read more about the Java update here.

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