Without any fanfare, Apple added new functionality to the Safe Downloads List (XProtect) feature of Mac OS X in late September. The new feature allows Apple to block certain known-vulnerable versions of browser plug-ins such as Oracle Java and Adobe Flash Player.
More details about recent XProtect updates can be found in my article at The Mac Security Blog:
Apple Updates XProtect Malware Definitions for Latest Imuler Variant
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