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Number of Flashback Infections Drop

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Just recently sources confirmed that over 600,000 Mac’s were infected with the malware, Flashback. It only took a couple of days for third party sources to come up with a removal tool while Apple also released a Java security update.

As a result from the removal tools, the infections decreased from 600,000 to 270,000 within a few short days. This dramatic decrease has offered a sense of security for Mac users. However, there are still a few hundred thousand that are still infected.

To check and see if your Mac has the malware visit here and if you believe that your computer is infected you can download a removal tool from any of the following sources: Apple, Symantec, F-Secure.