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Disabling Java in your browser can help you avoid infection, but the problem is solved easily enough—don't click shady links. For those already under Boonana's spell, though, SecureMac has created a free removal tool.
But another antivirus firm, Intego, also issued a notice Wednesday suggesting that the Trojan, a Mac version of the "Koobface" worm, carries a "low risk." The security firm said that the current Mac OS X implementation is flawed, though it admitted the threat exists and is likely to become a more legitimate concern in the future.
carp. That's a great heads up. Me, I don't need no steekin' social networking. I have y'all. But I do have friends who do the FB thing, so I've done my duty and passed it along. Did I mention that not all of them are tech savvy?
Did I mention that I included a link to this thread?
Damn, I am sooooo earning those ultra double dark chocolate brownie points! I'm cashing 'em in for . . . OK. Maybe I'll just eat 'em instead. They sound good.
_________________________ I always deserve it. Really.
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