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Dockster in the Wild

I previously noted Intego’s blog from 30th November about the OS X spyware it calls OSX/Dockster.A. As I said at the time, it was flagged it as low-risk, as at that time it was not known to be in the wild, though Intego blogger Lysa Myers did suggest that its exposure to Virus Total might be intended as a test before pushing it to the public. 220 more words

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Sabpab, new Mac OS X backdoor Trojan horse discovered

More malware for the Mac OS X platform has been discovered, hot on the heels of the revelation that some 600,000 Macs had been infected… 252 more words

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Flashback, Java, and SabPab

I’m guessing  from the continuing high volume of hits on this blog even while I was happily disconnected from the Internet that people are still looking for information on Flashback, , and related malware issues, so here are some more links and resources that have crossed my radar since I re-entered the loop this evening. 300 more words

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Java Update from Apple

…better late than never?

Updates are now available from Apple for Snow Leopard and Lion that addresses a number of known vulnerabilities in Java:

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Apple patches Java hole that was being used to compromise Mac users

After leaving Mac users vulnerable for more than six weeks, Apple has finally released a new version of Java for OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and 10.7 (Lion). 342 more words

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Mac malware exploits unpatched drive-by Java vulnerability

Malware striking Mac computers is making the headlines again, this time exploiting a drive-by vulnerability in Java that has left Apple users dangerously exposed to attack. 234 more words

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OSX/Flashback exploits CVE-2012-0507

F-Secure’s Brod reports that a new variant of OSX/Flashback includes exploit code for CVE-2012-0507, a Java exploit recently made use of by the Blackhole exploit kit. 76 more words

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