Linked by HAL2001 on Thu 19th May 2011 12:10 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption "A little over two weeks have passed since the appearance of MAC Defender, the fake AV solution targeting Mac users. And seeing that the approach had considerable success, it can hardly come as a surprise that attackers chose to replicate it. This time, the name of the rogue AV is Mac Protector, and the downloaded Trojan contains two additional packages. As with MAC Defender, the application requires root privileges to get installed, so the user is asked to enter the password."
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RE[4]: Can't get excited
by moondevil on Fri 20th May 2011 14:45 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Can't get excited"
moondevil
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2005-07-08

This is a bit like Symbian works.

Your application needs to have specific certificates depending on which APIs it calls.

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RE[5]: Can't get excited
by Neolander on Fri 20th May 2011 22:38 in reply to "RE[4]: Can't get excited"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Yeah. I think Android also works this way. For once, mobile OS' low-level layers prove to be better-suited to their job than desktop ones ;)

Edited 2011-05-20 22:54 UTC

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