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Since the latest variants of the Flashback malware have appeared, this malware has been very effective in infecting Macs. Exploiting a Java vulnerability, infections occurred, in many cases, with no user intervention. Russian security company Dr. Web, which analyzed server traffic to the Flashback command and control severs, estimates that more than 500,000 Macs are […]

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Intego has been examining several samples of new Mac malware, Tibet.C, which uses Word documents to install a backdoor on Macs. The infected Word files look like real files when users double-click them – they display text just like regular Word files – but actually contain three parts, that are concatenated within the file, and […]

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A new attack against Apple Mac OS X Lion (10.7) has been detected by Intego.  The threat is a trojan, dubbed Flashback, installed via a fake Adobe Flash installer downloaded from a third party site. As with the MacDefender and Revir malware the Flashback attack uses social engineering to entice the user to download then install […]

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