apple flashback removal tool released...

link to apple support pageApple has released a tool for users who don't have java installed but may still need to remove the Flashback malware. Here is the text from the knowledge base article.

This update removes the most common variants of the Flashback malware. This update contains the same malware removal tool as Java for OS X 2012-003.

If the Flashback malware is found, a dialog will be presented notifying the user that malware was removed.

In some cases, the Flashback malware removal tool may need to restart your computer in order to completely remove the Flashback malware.

This update is recommended for all OS X Lion users without Java installed.

SHA1: d4372b9bb14387a20567817ab7e03ea103fdffc2

Click on the Lion icon to jump to the Appple support page if you want to know more or need to download the tool.