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Multi-Platform Java Exploit Targets Macs, Linux, Windows

Multi-Platform Java Exploit Targets Macs, Linux, Windows | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
If allowed to run, a malicious Java applet checks the user's operating system and delivers a payload customized for that platform, whether it's Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.

 

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Both Mac and Windows are Targeted at Once!

Both Mac and Windows are Targeted at Once! | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world.

 

Symantec Security Response, along with some other security vendors, reported the discovery of the OSX.Flashback malware recently patched by Apple. Many people may be surprised to learn the infection volume is reported at over 600,000 computers.

On a new front, we have recently identified new Java Applet malware, which uses the Oracle Java SE Remote Java Runtime Environment Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0507) to download its payload.

 

This attack vector is the same as the older one, but in this case the Java Applet checks which OS it is running on and downloads a suitable malware for the OS. This is explained further in the following illustration...

 

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Python-based malware attack targets Macs. Windows PCs also under fire

Python-based malware attack targets Macs. Windows PCs also under fire | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
A new malware attack is targeting Mac computers with a Python-based backdoor Trojan.

And Windows computers aren't getting away scott free either.
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