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SabPub Mac Trojan in the wild, says Kaspersky

Hackers have targeted Apple users with a fresh Mac OS X Trojan, weeks after Apple released two OS X updates to combat the Flashback Trojan.The SabPub Trojan is being controlled from a website hosted in Fremont, California, security company Kaspersky said in a blog post on Saturday.

April 16, 2012 by

Mac botnet: Who's at fault?

At least 600,000 Macs were infected by the Flashback Trojan. Did Apple fail to protect its users? Or were users defeated by their own misguided fantasies of invulnerability?

April 16, 2012 by

Quick protection for older Macs from the Flashback trojan

Most modern Macs have Java installed, so they could be vulnerable to the Flashback. While Apple posted a security fix for Mac OS X Lion and Mac OS X Snow Leopard, there are many millions of Macs running older software. Still there's an easy way to prevent a Java drive-by attack, besides pulling the plug.

April 8, 2012

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