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Check shows quiet Apple update to OS X malware definitions

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Apple made a rare update to the malware definitions in OS X earlier this week, a look at the software's XProtect.plist file shows. An entry has been added for "OSX.QHost.WB.A," a Trojan known to disguise itself as an installer for Flash Player. Should a person encounter and launch the installer, the Trojan will modify a person's hosts file to redirect certain Google websites to an IP in the Netherlands....

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Yep. The "Safe Download Version" app shows it was last update 8 Aug to version 1002. Previously it was Jun 24 at version 1001.


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