Warning for Apple users – Mac Defender Scam

Apple users should be aware that there is a new attack affecting Macs. If you see a web page or software which offers you “Mac Defender” “Mac Security” or “Mac Protector” it is a scam, and you should not enter any card details. Your computer has been infected by malware which has redirected your web browser in an effort to steal credit card details.

Apple will issue a software update which will remove the malware. Alternatively, you could use the removal tool from Icronic.

Mac Defender Removal Tool from Icrontic

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