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Old 04-09-2012, 07:58 PM   #1
ctal
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Mac Flashback Malware: What It Is And How To Get Rid Of It

Apple's Mac platform has long been promoted as safer than the competition, but as Mac sales and market share grow, it's become a bigger target.

Nowhere is that clearer than with the Flashback Trojan, a gnarly piece of malware designed to steal personal information by masquerading as very mainstream browser plug-ins. Yesterday [April 4, 2012] Russian antivirus company Dr. Web said that an estimated 600,000 Macs are now infected as a result of users unknowingly installing the software....


The Flashback Trojan is the latest malware attack to target Apple's Mac platform. Here's your guide to what it is, whether you have it, and how to get rid of it

Also see:

Mac Malware Outbreak Is Bigger than 'Conficker'

Flashback Trojan Hits 550,000 Macs
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