Mac Malware Monsoon in May | Blog Central | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... |
Here’s a quick update on the Mac OS X malware landscape, a rather hot topic this month. May started off with the announcement of the DIY malware kit Weyland-Yutani BOT. This news was shortly thereafter dwarfed by numerous reports of fake (a.k.a. rogue) security software for the Mac; names include Mac Defender, Mac Protector, Mac Security, and MacGuard.