Maintain has released Cocktail 4.9.3 (Snow Leopard Edition), the latest maintenance update of Cocktail ( for users running Mac OS X 10.6 (“Snow Leopard”).

The new version adds clearing of the latest variants of the Mac Defender (Mac Protector, Mac Security, Mac Guard) trojan. It also contains improvements on the “Check S.M.A.R.T. status at startup” procedure, as well as updated Automator actions.

Cocktail 4.9.3 (Snow Leopard Edition) requires Mac OS X/Mac OS X Server 10.6 or later and is tested for compatibility with Mac OS X/Mac OS X Server 10.6.5. Cocktail (Leopard Edition) for Mac OS X 10.5 and Cocktail (Tiger Edition) for Mac OS X 10.4 are available for download from the Maintain web site.

Cocktail is a general purpose utility for Mac OS X that offers a variety of practical features designed to simplify the use of advanced UNIX function. A single user license costs US$14.95.