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Mac malware
Authored by: BMarsh on Apr 12, '12 01:21:22PM

Had to fix more problems with Anti-Virus software (and more serious problems) than from the Trojans on people's Macs.
On my own systems being careful of what I load means so far I am not loading anti-virus software.

I wrote a quick applescript to check for any variant of the Flashback trojan, (same steps used as if you were using Terminal, just faster to double-click the Applescript)
Over 100 systems checked in the past week, no positives yet.

2009 I did have to remove a couple variants of the DNS trojan off of about 4 Macs, about 1 in 2010, and a couple in 2011, 2 more DNS trojans earlier this year (most were from people using pirated software, or accessing porn websites, only a couple were fooled by fake installers while visiting websites)



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