Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st Oct 2007 20:06 UTC
Mac OS X "A new trojan horse designed specifically for Mac OS X systems has been discovered on several pornography websites that can hijack Web traffic, according to security firm Intego. Affected systems are used to hijack some Web requests that lead users to other phishing sites, or simply display ads for other pornographic websites to generate ad revenue. Phishing attacks may lead users to believe they are surfing to eBay, Paypal, or various banks when in fact they are accessing specially-crafted mockups designed to retrieve usernames and passwords for those sites. The trojan, titled OSX.RSPlug.A, is rated as a critical risk by Intego, and is known to affect Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger as well as Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. Intego is testing prior versions of Mac OS X, but believes them to be vulnerable as well."
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PPC Macs
by babaloo on Thu 1st Nov 2007 14:30 UTC
babaloo
Member since:
2007-02-16

Does anyone know if this trojan affect PPC Macs?

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RE: PPC Macs
by DBAlex on Thu 1st Nov 2007 15:58 in reply to "PPC Macs"
DBAlex Member since:
2006-12-31

Ha, good point...

It was worth investing the PPC mac mini afterall...

:-)

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RE: PPC Macs
by evangs on Thu 1st Nov 2007 16:19 in reply to "PPC Macs"
evangs Member since:
2005-07-07

Why wouldn't it? It doesn't not rely on any flaws specific to the x86 build of OS X.

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