Apple has updated the malware definitions in Mac OS X Lion and Snow Leopard to neutralize the “DevilRobber” Trojan horse which was discovered for the first time on November 1st by Intego, Italian-language site Spider-Mac reports.
If you try to install malware that’s on Apple’s Mac OS X XProtect.plist list, a warning appears, asking you to move the file to the trash. If DevilRobber was installed prior to November 1st, Mac OS X is able to locate, disable, remove, and restore any configuration changes that the trojan has performed. Once the damage is repaired, a message appears that the malware was removed,” Spider-Mac reports.
Read more in the full article, via Google translate, here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Stefano Donadio” for the heads up.]