Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update Out Now

Mac OS X 10.6.8 Update Out Now

Apple has just released the next incremental update for OS X Snow Leopard, version 10.6.8, right ahead of next month’s release of OS X Lion. The update prepares Macs to make the transition to Lion through the Mac App Store, and features bug fixes, enhancements, and more Mac Defender ammunition.

From Apple’s release notes:

The 10.6.8 update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that:

  • Enhance the Mac App Store to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion
  • Resolve an issue that may cause Preview to unexpectedly quit
  • Improve support for IPv6
  • Improve VPN reliability
  • Identify and remove known variants of Mac Defender

For detailed information on this update, please visit this website:

For information on the security content of this update, please visit:

Also, here are the download links to the update:

Well, I’m gonna go make the update – I recommend you do as well! Thoughts? Sound off in the comments!