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Monday, February 28, 2011

Mac's Don't Have Viruses... Are you Sure?


Security firm Sophos has discovered a modified variant of the well known darkComet Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that not only affects Windows PCs, but the Mac OS X platform too. Interestingly enough, the nefarious Trojan readily admits it's not yet finished, which could be indicative of more underground programmers finally taking notice of Mac's increased market share. In its current form, Sophos senior security adviser, Chester Wisniewski, describes the Trojan as "very basic" in nature with a mix of English and German in the UI.

| Read More at MaximumPC.com |

5 comments:

  1. Psh.
    There is really only 1 reason most PC viruses exist: To scam for money.

    Macs are so expensive that any potential virus creators assume the Mac owner is now broke.
    haha Followed :)

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  2. haha glad that a common myth is being exposed. good post!

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  3. Wow! Good blog.

    + follower:)

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