Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 17th Feb 2006 20:17 UTC
Mac OS X A second strain of malware targeting Mac OS X has been discovered days after a Mac OS X Trojan appeared on the scene. The latest malware, Inqtana-A, is a proof-of-concept worm that attempts to spread using a Bluetooth vulnerability. The worm is not spreading in the wild and uses an internal counter that means it will expire on February 24, so it's unlikely to ever be much of a problem. Nonetheless, Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) users are still advised to make sure they're patched up in order to guard against attack from any future worm that uses the same exploit. In related OSX news, there's more fuel for the tablet-Mac fire.
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You can't call it..
by Finchwizard on Sat 18th Feb 2006 00:08 UTC
Finchwizard
Member since:
2006-02-01

You can't call these things Virus's or Trojans if you need this much manual input.

The bluetooth on Macs, is that disabled or enabled by default, on a fresh install? I can't remember.

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RE: You can't call it..
by cilcoder on Sat 18th Feb 2006 00:16 in reply to "You can't call it.."
cilcoder Member since:
2005-07-06

Isn't requiring manual input part of the definition of a trojan?

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