With the recent malware attack on Macs a couple of months back, it seems that the illusion of Macs being immune to viruses and malware has been shattered. That being said, it seems that Apple is at the very least doing something about it, at least for its upcoming OS X Mountain Lion update. The Cupertino company has released a new Security Update for the Mountain Lion Developer Preview version that introduces a couple of new security features which will hopefully protect OS X users from future malware attacks.
According to the reports, the new update will now automatically check for security updates on a daily basis which will help keep OS X users on their toes and up to date with the latest virus definitions and protections. It will even come with the ability to install the updates automatically or when the user restarts their computer, thus saving users the trouble of installing the updates themselves. If you are running the Developer Preview 4, the update is available via the Mac App Store and will be a 1.16GB download.