Recent OS X Malware Attack Targeting Java

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Recent OS X Malware Attack Targeting Java

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Dear McIDAS-V Users,

This announcement only applies to users running the McIDAS-V on Mac OS X.

There has been a recent malware attack targeting Java on OS X
platforms. We want to make you are aware of this vulnerability because
the McIDAS-V is a Java application and many of you have Macs. As with any
security vulnerabilities, please make sure your operating system
software is up-to-date via the Apple, Software Update… menu item.
There is more information on this vulnerability at the two links below.

http://www.technolog.msnbc.msn.com/tech ... tch-674423

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/trojan- ... ck_i.shtml

Thanks,
McIDAS User Services
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