New Mac OS X malware variant spotted in the wild | ZDNet | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Security researchers from Sophos, have intercepted a currently circulating Mac OS X malware variant of the OSX/Imuler trojan horse.

 

Upon execution the malware will delete the original infection file and only leave an image file of Irina Shayk. It will also open a backdoor on the infected host, transferring private information from the infected host to a remote Web server.

 

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