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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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Malware striking Mac computers is making the headlines again, this time exploiting a vulnerability in Java that has left Apple users dangerously exposed to attack.The new Mac malware exploits a Java vulnerability (known as CVE-2012-0507), that Apple users are still not patched against.Apple users won’t feel any consolation at all in the knowledge that their […]

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Our description for Backdoor:OSX/Tsunami.A is now online. Tsunami is a Mac OS X backdoor with bot functionality. The bot is capable of participating in DDoS attacks, and in fact, one variant attempts to connect to an IRC server with “anonops” in its name — as in (Internet collective) Anonymous Ops. Because there is no obvious […]

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