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MusMinim Mac OS X backdoor Trojan virus mimics password prompt

Technology : Download Squad (4 years ago)

A new backdoor Trojan virus that targets Mac OS X has emerged, Sophos reports. Interestingly, the new virus, which is called BlackHole RAT (or OSX/MusMinim-A in virus definition speak), is a variant of the 'legitimate' Windows Troja... Read Post

Google’s Eric Schmidt: If you care about security, get a Mac, not a PC.

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

At the D9 conference today, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt backed Apple in the Mac versus PC debate. “You could use a Mac instead of a PC,” said Schmidt. He said viruses are far less likely to affect Mac users. Schmidt backe... Read Post

Widespread Virus Indicates Macs No Longer Safe From Hackers

Technology : Bits (2 years ago)

A Trojan horse virus called "Fakeflash" or "Flashback' is infecting Macs running OS X. It has given criminals access to more than 600,000 computers. One reason for the attack: Apple sells more Macs now and has about 12 percent marke... Read Post


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