Tuesday, March 1, 2011

New backdoor Trojan targets Mac OSX users

Sophos one of the worlds leading developers and sellers of security software reports that there is a new backdoor Trojan in town and it targets users of Mac OSX. SophosLabs analyzed the sample we received and determined that it is a variant of a well-known Remote Access Trojan (RAT) for Windows known as darkComet. You can read more details about this new Mac OSX trojan here
While most Mac users do not use anti-virus software, it might be time to change that habit. Sohpos offers a free anti-virus solution for Mac users. You can read about, and download Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition here.

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