Software Index
Macintosh Software Security Tools  

Kaspersky Flashfake Removal Tool

download download home home   report broken
important software information
company name:
Kaspersky Labs
license: Freeware
minimum requirements:
functional limitations:
Kaspersky Flashfake Removal Tool description
Kaspersky Flashfake Removal Tool will detect and remove Flashfake/Flashback trojan from your Mac.

Flashfake is a family of OS X malware that first appeared in September 2011. Previous variants of the malware relied on cyber criminals using social engineering techniques to trick users into downloading the malicious program and installing it in their systems. However, this latest version of Flashfake does not require any user-interaction and is installed via a “drive-by download,” which occurs when victims unwittingly visit infected websites, allowing the Trojan to be downloaded directly onto their computers through the un-patched Java vulnerability. The Trojan was being used to hijack victims’ search results inside their web browsers to conduct a “click-fraud” scam.

Although no other malicious activities have currently been detected by the Trojan, the risk is still significant because the malware functions as a backdoor into users’ computers, which means the cyber criminals behind Flashfake can easily issue new, updated malware - capable of stealing confidential information such as passwords or credit card details - and install it onto infected machines.

Although Oracle issued a patch for this vulnerability in early 2012, Apple delayed in sending a security update to its customer base until 2 April. Users who have not updated their systems with the latest security should install and update immediately to avoid infection.

Similar software
Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac (Popularity: ) : Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac secures everything you do on your Mac. It’s the Mac security solution that defends your privacy, identity and children – plus Safe Money technology delivers protection that’s never been available for Mac… safeguarding your money, ...
ProteMac LogonKey (Popularity: ) : LogonKey turns your USB falsh drive into a portable password manager presenting a USB security key as an authentication solution. It allows you to access Mac both via USB dongle and usual password to boost security. When logging out, LogonKey ...
Flexible Graphing Tool (Popularity: ) : FGT, the Flexible Graphing Tool is a cgi for producing statistics based on any data-set. It is intended to be used for summarised data, taking up far less space than the original logs.
HTTP Upload Tool in PHP (Popularity: ) : This is a simple tool that lets you setup a drop-box for users to upload files with a browser. The goal was to create a drop-box similar to FTP, but easier for users to use and easier for non-technical admins ...
Andrew's (vector) plugins multi tool 1 (Popularity: ) : Andrew s (vector) plugins multi tool 1 Multi tool is a toolbox plugin set of 11 powerful select /drag and create plugins. Includes paint tools, duplications, spiral, random noise, frames, tile tool, circular effects, zooms, lines, bounce effects and more. ...
Kaspersky Security for Mac 2013 (Popularity: ) : Enhanced Protection for Macs - Kaspersky Security for Mac ensures you and your children are always safe with enhanced, real-time protection from viruses, Trojans, spyware, phishing attempts, dangerous websites and more. And, it prevents you from passing PC malware onto ...
LanAgent Standard (Popularity: ) : LanAgent is a smart tool to monitor all actions of a remote computer user. The program records various kinds of data, which will be sent to you on your first request: keystrokes; connections established; websites visited; programs, files or directories ...
McAfee VirusScan for Mac (Popularity: ) : McAfee VirusScan for Mac is a tool that runs natively on both Intel and PPC based Macintosh computers.

McAfee VirusScan can be managed by McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator for scalable security policy compliance and graphical reporting. McAfee VirusScan includes true On Access ...

ClamXav for Mac (Popularity: ) : ClamXav is a very useful tool, a freeware virus checker for Mac OS X. ClamXav uses a slightly modified version of the tried, tested, and very popular clamav open source antivirus engine as a back-end.

Back in the days before OS ...

Password Repository for Mac (Popularity: ) : Lets users store and manage all their passwords inside a structured document. All data are maintained inside protected and encrypted documents. Password Repository shows data in a table view and let the users order items by any columns with just ...
ChkRootKit_MacOSX (Popularity: ) : ChkRootKit_MacOSX is a GUI dressing for 'chkrootkit' of Pangeia Informaticam, which is a tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit. In other words, this is an utility to detect WORMS, LKM TROJANS and other small dirty animals which ...
nhTrojanDetector (Popularity: ) : nhTrojanDetector is a small application to detect Trojans. Usually has an extension of type mp3, jpg etc. to mislead the user. Editor's Note: nhTrojanDetector is no longer supported by the author. Requirements: OS X 10.2 or ...
User reviews

Write a review:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1=poor 10=excellent
Write review*
Your name*
Email*
  (Comments are moderated, and will not appear on this site until the editor has approved them)
 
Similar scripts
DNS Flood Detector (Popularity: ) : DNS Flood Detector was developed to detect abusive usage levels on high traffic nameservers and to enable quick response in halting the use of one's nameserver to facilitate spam.DNS Flood Detector uses libpcap (in non-promiscuous mode) to monitor incoming dns ...
renattach (Popularity: ) : renattach is a fast and efficient UNIX stream filter that can rename or delete potentially dangerous e-mail attachments. The filter is invoked as a simple pipe for use in a wide variety of systems. The 'kill' feature (which eliminates entire ...
Database Backup Tool (Popularity: ) : It's easy to forget to backup your databases, or not do it because you don't want to bother with it today. The database backup tool makes it a lot easier to have peace of mind. You will be creating a ...
Handwriting Animation Tool (Popularity: ) : Enter multiline text and hit "GO" to view a handwriting animation. Hit "enter" to test the forced newline functionality.

The tool features:
a NEW readable font;
a calligraphic, artistic font;
multiline text drawn in a rectangle area;
newline upon reaching the text area width;
forced ...

Email Verification Tool (Popularity: ) : Free email verification tool allows you to check and confirm the existence, validity and syntax of an email address.
SEO Tool For Meta Tags (Popularity: ) : SEO Tool For Meta Tags is a small script that instantly generates meta tags for the user. It allows you offer a neat little service to your website visitors. They simply sumbit their site's title, description, and keywords & presto, ...
PHP Mp3 DB Tool (Popularity: ) : PHP Mp3 DB Tool is a simplistic program to convert an ASCII file (obtained from an mp3 collector or similar program) to MySQL format, insert it in database and run reports from a web based engine. It supports streaming of ...
PHP Formatter Tool (Popularity: ) : PHP Formatter tool reorganizes PHP source text files to neatly indent code blocks according to their nesting level, regardless of the original source formatting and line breaks. It is a member of SD's family of Source Code Formatters. PHP Formatter ...
MIME-Tool (Popularity: ) : This is a mime encoding tool. The resulting program will compile on both the crippled C compilers bundled with some commercial *nix distributions, and on full ANSI/ISO C compilers like gcc.
Spiral Tool (Popularity: ) : With the dots spiral and the spiral tool you can draw spirals on the stage. Flash MX 2004 PRO needed.
Rate me
supported os's
Mac
    Mac OS X 10.4
stats
downloads 4
version 1.1
size in Kb 164
popularity   
517/1272475
user rating 0/10
our rating 0 Stars
share info
Recommend Kaspersky Flashfake Removal Tool
Report spyware
New Software
Popular Software
Latest Reviews