Keeping operating systems, particularly Microsoft Windows, up to date with security patches has always been critical for safe computing, but with the recent rise in Mac-targeted malware, updates for Mac OS X aren't something to be ignored. The recent Flashback trojan specifically targets Mac OS X, having infected 600,000 Macs worldwide, including a significant number on UVM's network.
For information on how to protect your Macintosh and how to tell if it's infected, please see:
My thanks to Jonathan Trigaux of ETS Client Services for developing the article linked above.
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