Important Mac Virus Report

Press reports have been released about a significant piece of malware that can infect Macs that have not received a java update released on Tuesday. At this time, campus has identified a few dozen (primarily student) systems on the wireless network that are behaving in a manner that suggests they may be infected.

Instructions from F-Secure on detection and removal can be found here:
http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/trojan-downloader_osx_flashback_i.shtml
If you need assistance, please contact the Smith IT Helpdesk and our technicians can assist you.
According to F-Secure, the trojan will not install if it detects that Microsoft Word or Skype is installed.

Again, please feel free to contact us if you need assistance.

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