Apple’s security update for detecting iWorm for Mac OS X may not be fully malware proof. PC World reports Apple”s security technologies may still miss iWorm, which is a backdoor that can steal data from a computer, and has infected more than 18,000 machines. Also Read - WhatsApp's View Once feature will make photos and videos vanish once seen
According to Patrick Wardle, director of research with Synack, the update was released by Apple for its XProtect antivirus engine to detect iWorm. However, the update works only when iWorm”s installer is launched, which is a one-time operation. Also Read - Free Fire server will be ready soon error: Why is the battle royale game not working?
He added that the particular Apple security check does not address the issue completely, adding that it was impossible to keep the malware at bay without the installation of another antivirus product that has a correct signature. Also Read - Windows 365 now available to general public and this is what it costs in India