How to force your Mac to update its malware definitions | Antivirus & Security | MacUser | Macworld

Follow this terminal command:

more /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources/XProtect.meta.plist

If it isn’t up to date (as in today, or yesterday), go to Security under System Preferences, uncheck “Automatic updates, then immediately recheck the box.  Run the command again, and hopefully you should be up-to-date.

Read more here:  via How to force your Mac to update its malware definitions | Antivirus & Security | MacUser | Macworld.

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Posted on June 2, 2011, in News, Software, Tutorials and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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