[idvusers] Recent OS X Malware Attack Targeting Java

Dear IDV Users,

This email only applies to users running the IDV 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 IDV 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/technology/technolog/half-million-macs-infected-apple-issues-second-anti-malware-patch-674423

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

Best regards,

The Unidata IDV Team