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Russian security firm says Flashback infection rates still high

Last week’s reports of a sharp decline in infections by the Flashback malware may have been premature. A new report by Dr. Web says 566,000 Macs are still infected, with new infections appearing daily.
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Trojan Virus Has Infected 600K Macs, Firm Claims

Technology : Technology from Newser (3 years ago)

Are you a smug Mac user who assumes you can't possibly get a virus? Well, think again. A Russian anti-virus firm believes that about 600,000 Macs around the world have been infected with the Flashback Trojan virus—and about half of ... Read Post

Whoops: Symantec was wrong, some 650K Macs still infected with Flashback

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

After a report Wednesday from security company Symantec put the number of Macs affected by the Flashback malware at just 140k, it appeared that Apple’s Java patch was working to... Read Post

Contradicting Earlier Reports, Flashback Malware Infections Still High

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (3 years ago)

Symantec reported this past Wednesday that the number of total Flashback infections was down to approximately 140,000 from around half a million. However, the company has since revised its estimate to note that its method for detect... Read Post

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