One day after updating Gatekeeper data, Apple has just pushed an update to the malware removal tool, MRT, for macOS, and brings the version number to 1.40.
Apple does not provide information about the changes this update brings. As it now confuses the names of malware that it can detect and remove, it seems impossible to correlate modified strings in the app with malicious software known outside Apple.
You can check if this update is installed by opening System Information via About this Mac and select Installations under Software .
A complete list of security data file versions is provided by LockRattler and SystHist for El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra and Mojave, available from Downloads above. If your Mac has not yet installed this update, you can force an update using LockRattler, or on the command line.
I've updated the reference pages here, which are accessed directly from LockRattler 4.2 and later using the
For those who use the latest version of LockRattler (4.1
I maintain lists of current versions of Mojave security data files on this site, High Sierra on this page, Sierra on this page, and El Capitan on this page.