About the security content of Flashback Removal Security Update
This document describes the security content of Flashback Removal Security Update.
Mac OS X 10.5, Product Security
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Flashback Removal Security Update
Available for: Mac OS X v10.5 through v10.5.8
Impact: A Flashback malware removal tool will be run
Description: This update runs a malware removal tool that will remove the most common variants of the Flashback malware. If the Flashback malware is found, it presents a dialog notifying the user that malware was removed. There is no indication to the user if malware is not found.