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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security by Obscurity??
by rakamaka on Fri 27th May 2011 14:27 UTC
rakamaka
Member since:
2005-08-12

My 2cent Rant

Do you MAC guys have this Bonjour service running in background???

MS have DEP and ASLR, Do apple have anything close to this type on MAC?
Search for hackers Compitition. Winner could break mac in no time..
Pay $1000 for MAC and get false sense of security OR pay $500 for PC+ $50 for good AV. It is your money, your choice.

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