Mon. Oct 25th, 2021

Apple To Release Mac OS X Update To Remove “Mac Defender” Malware From Infected Machines

Last week have informed that Apple’s sends out the internal message to its staff to didn’t help the users on Mac Defender malware on Mac OS X. But after’s today support document by Apple, it seems that Apple is now ready to help its users to from get rid of this malware, Apple has posted some steps which helps users to delete the MacDefender malware from their infected machine. The knowledge base article also revealed that Apple will fix the complete hole of this malware by a software update, which comes in next few days.

In the coming days, Apple will deliver a Mac OS X software update that will automatically find and remove Mac Defender malware and its known variants. The update will also help protect users by providing an explicit warning if they download this malware.


Apple also tells the user how “Mac Defender” reaches their machines; Apple says it is a recent scam that only targets the Mac users by redirecting them from original websites to fake websites which says users that their Mac’s are infected with a virus, than the user is offered by Mac Defender as an “anti-virus” to solve the issue.