Thursday, October 28, 2010

Mac OS X Trojan - real, but broken

It's the real deal, but broken, so it's mostly harmless for now. But when I say broken, I mean fixable. So at any moment it may become dangerous. If you receive an update saying something to the affect of:


Are you in this video?


Don't click on it.

This is a variant of the koobface trojan written in java. That means it will also affect Windows and *nix variants.

Yes, fellow Apple fans, we've now seen a how a real, potentially serious trojan for OS X can be done.