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New Mac trojan found hidden in PDF file | ZDNet

New Mac trojan found hidden in PDF file | ZDNet | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
A newly discovered Mac vulnerability disguises itself as a PDF to trick users into opening it, which installs an Apache server on your Mac.
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New Mac Trojan copies successful Windows Trojan technique

New Mac Trojan copies successful Windows Trojan technique | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it

Windows users have been warned time and time again of malware hiding behind icons and extensions belonging to files associated with legitimate software - most notably PDF, DOC and XLS files.

 

In spite of that, malware peddlers have had a lot success with this simple technique. It is no wonder, then, that they would try to use it on Mac users as well.

 

F-Secure shared its knowledge about a new dropper Trojan targeting that particular segment of users, disguised as a PDF file.

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