MAAS History
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Entries in Condition:YELLOW (6)


Condition Remains GREEN

We have activated RESPONSE, our Command and Control and Information Clearing House Center to handle all aspects of our on going MacDefender/MacProtector/MacSecurity and MacGuard response.

RESPONSE Includes the following

  • Background.
  • How to Remove.
  • How to Protect.
  • All information we know that we share publicly.

Condition Continues to be GREEN since we still consider this rouge Anti-Virus LOW RISK. However since the base of users that are reporting issues has increased we activate RESPONSE, our single clearing house related to specific MacSecurity event. 


Condition Set YELLOW

A report by the BBC indicates that a Chinese auction site is selling iTunes account passwords obtained in iPhishing attacks, Apple servers remain un-compromised. Users should change their iTunes passwords, no list has been generated and made public as to who was compromised. It is best practice to do the following.

  • Change your Apple ID and iTunes password today.
  • It should be that part of your best practices to change your iTunes password on a monthly bases.

iTunes accounts are high value targets for criminals.