Apple released software update to remove MacDefender malware if detected

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Apple has released Security Update 2011-003 to address MacDefender malware threat in Mac OS X.

The installation process for this update will search for and remove known variants of the MacDefender malware. If a known variant was detected and removed, the user will be notified via an alert after the update is installed.

Security Update 2011-003 support document.