3 Replies Latest reply: May 3, 2012 6:40 PM by thomas_r.
sachin Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I downloaded flashback removal tool can i run it i have os x 10.7.3


iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
  • 1. Re: can i run flashback removal tool
    Limnos Level 8 Level 8 (38,475 points)

    If you have been keeping your Mac up to date with updates from Apple it should have included one that removed any occurrence of Flashback

  • 2. Re: can i run flashback removal tool
    MadMacs0 Level 4 Level 4 (3,735 points)

    sachin wrote:

     

    I downloaded flashback removal tool can i run it i have os x 10.7.3

    Limnos is absolutely correct, you did not need to download the tool separately from what Software Update ask you to do. Also, if you installed it then you did run it and it either told you that it removed something or it didn't tell you anything, meaning it didn't find anything. After which it deleted itself.

  • 3. Re: can i run flashback removal tool
    thomas_r. Level 7 Level 7 (27,985 points)

    Open System Preferences -> Software Update, and click the Installed Software tab.  Look for either "Flashback malware removal tool" or "Java for OS X Lion 2012-003".  If you see either of those (only one will be there, not both), the malware removal has already run, and then tightened up security on your machine to ensure you don't get infected again.