Apple Security Update Brings Some Protection from the Mac Defender Malware [In Brief]

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    Today, Apple released a Mac OS X security update offering protection from the recently surfaced malware known as Mac Defender (and a few other similar names). It protects you by isolating files known to be associate with Mac Defender, but since the malware continues to evolve it may not protect you fully. Nonetheless, be sure to run Software Update on your Mac as soon as you can as this added protection certainly won’t hurt. If you’re looking for additional security, be sure to check out our Non-Alarmist Guide to Mac Malware Protection and ways to avoid Mac Defender altogether. More

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