Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th May 2011 17:02 UTC, submitted by kaiwai
Mac OS X Well, it took them long enough. Apple has finally acknowledged the existence of the MAC Defender trojan, and has offered removal instructions. The company has also promised a security update to Mac OS X that will block MAC Defender and its variants from working. All this information was published in the form of a support document on Apple's website. Update: Well, that was fast. A new variant of the trojan, called Mac Guard, has been discovered. Unlike previous variants, this one does not require users to enter their administrative password.
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Countdown to Linux Virii
by Darkmage on Thu 26th May 2011 09:43 UTC
Darkmage
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2006-10-20

So how long until Linux gets hit? it's only a matter of time if OSX is getting attacked now. The more Android devices/Ubuntu installs out there, the larger a target linux becomes.

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