Apple has released several macOS security updates in 2022 that significantly improve Mac security.
Apple has quietly introduced a new XProtect Remediator tool to scan for malware in macOS Monterey 12.3, according to developer Howard Oakley and author of the Eclectic Lighting Company blog.
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XProtect Remedior is part of the built-in XProtect service that scans for and blocks malware in the background. XProtect Remedior is updated and running at least once a day, and in some cases the service is activated every hour.
XProtect Remediator is currently able to detect popular Trojans and adware: Adload, DubRobber, Pirrit, SnowDrift, Trovi and Genieo.
MacOS malware protection has changed more in the last six months than in the previous seven years.