Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Mac Trojan on the Loose

Two Mac security firms have identified a Trojan targeted against Mac OS X, according to SC Magazine. The Trojan allows a malicious user to execute programs as root. The attacker can get complete control of the system remotely, transmit system passwords and fly under the radar by opening firewall ports and disabling logging.

The advisories were from security firms Intego and SecureMac.


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