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Android and malware

John Gruber was less than impressed by Sundar Pichai’s take on Android’s balance between security and ‘freedom’, speaking at the Mobile World Congress: Malware Is Freedom… 57 more words


F-Secure's summary of 2011 Mac Malware

F-Secure have published details of the OS X malware the company has been tracking in the last three quarters of 2011. Fifty-eight instances, according to the blog post at… 79 more words

David Harley

Articles at Infosecurity Magazine

A quick catchup:

What the Devil(Robber)? adds pointers on the subject of malware I’ve already mentioned here, plus a little commentary on an aspect pointed out by Brod of F-Secure. 54 more words

David Harley

Apple updates Mac OS X malware definitions to neutralize 'DevilRobber' Trojan horse

Apple has updated the malware definitions in Mac OS X Lion and Snow Leopard to neutralize the “DevilRobber” Trojan horse which was discovered for the first time on November 1st by Intego, Italian-language site Spider-Mac reports. 96 more words


OSX/Devilrobber: more information

F-Secure have added extra pieces to the jigsaw that is OSX/Devilrobber (or OSX/Miner) in a blog here, and their threat description here.

I’ve just added both links to the Mac Virus threat… 7 more words

David Harley

Infosecurity blog and malware descriptions update

Sometimes things move pretty fast in anti-malware, even in the sparsely-populated Mac threatscape. Last week I submitted an article to the Infosecurity Magazine blog on OSX/Tsunami, a low-prevalence/low-risk port of elderly Linux malcode to a Mach-O binary. 118 more words

David Harley

Devilrobber: Bitcoin Miner preys on Snow White

Mac malware may lack the drama that comes with multi-million-zombie botnets and worm epidemics, but it doesn’t lack variety. The malware that Intego calls Devilrobber.A… 177 more words

David Harley