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Flashback: Destroying Private Insurance and Putting Everyone Into Government Insurance -- Single Payer -- Was Always the Goal

This is from MorganR. and John Sexton. Remember, the media did not report on this at all -- that the architect of the original ObamaCare plan bragged that his plan was not a "Trojan Horse" for single payer, because a...

Mac Flashback trojan hacker identified, researcher says FBI will likely investigate

We may now know who is behind the Flashback trojan, one of the biggest Mac viruses ever.

Evil genius behind the Flashback OS X trojan may have been uncovered

Leaked messages show man taking credit for malware that infected 650,000 Macs.

New Mac trojan found to exploit same Java weakness as 'Flashback'

A new piece of malware that takes advantage of a well-documented Java vulnerability has been found on a website dedicated to the Dalai Lama, with the trojan able to install itself on an unwitting Mac user's computer to capture keystrokes and other sensitive data.

New Mac espionage trojan targets Dalai Lama supporters

Drive-by attack exploits same Java vulnerability used by notorious Flashback.

New hole in Java opens doors to more Mac malware

A new vulnerability in Java 7 may let hackers attack Apple computers, bringing back memories of the recent Flashback Trojan that may have been stealing up to $10,000 a day in ad revenue.

Q2 2012: Flashback infects 10% of Macs, Android malware up 300%

A new Q2 2012 report finds that the Flashback Trojan infected 10 percent of home networks with Mac computers during the month of April while Android malware numbers quadrupled during the quarter.

Apple softens its language on Virus susceptibility in wake of Flashback trojan

4 years agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

After Apple released a patch to a Java vulnerability that lead to the infection of roughly 600,000 Macs with the Flashback Trojan earlier this year, weeks later there were claims from security researchers that hundreds of thousands of Macs were still infected. Kaspersky’s CEO claimed “Apple is now entering the same world as Microsoft has been [...]

How outsourcing beat the sting of a Mac Trojan

The first week in April was quiet for Sang-Jin Bae, chief technology officer for Hornet Inc. Not so for 600,000 or so fellow Apple Mac users, who were struggling with malicious software called the Flashback Mac Trojan, which infected hundreds of thousands of Macs worldwide. "When I heard about that Trojan crap. Show More Summary

Apple scrubs old Leopards of Flashback Trojan infections

Security airdrop saves legacy fanbois from nasties Apple has released patches that defend users of its older Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard operating system against security threats.…

Apple Releases Flashback Removal Tool And Adobe Flash Disabler For OS X Leopard Users

While the threat of the Flashback trojan has seemed to largely subside, Apple has released a tool for removing Flashback from older Macs running OS X 10.5 Leopard. A Flashback removal tool was released for Lion and Snow Leopard users a month ago, and now Leopard Macs can get in on the action. Yay for [...]Show More Summary

Apple Teams Up With Kaspersky To Fight Mac Malware

If you still think your Mac is immune to malware and malicious infections then it’s time to stop kidding yourself. The recent Flashback trojan has proven that these a real issue for Apple’s desktop operating system, and as long as Mac OS X continues to grow, so will its infections. But Apple is now working [...]Show More Summary

Apple Goes To Kaspersky For Virus Advice

Apple is no longer the “safe” choice for computer shoppers as various malicious software downloads have become available over the last several months. Now with the Flashback trojan infecting more than 500,000 Apple computer systems via the Mac OS X operating platform, Apple has turned to computer virus experts Kaspersky Labs to help them better [...]Show More Summary

Flashback Botnet Shrinking by 100,000 Macs Per Week

4 years agoHumor : Geekosystem

Last month, Mac users experienced one of the first widespread trojans since the platform regained popularity, the Flashback trojan. Apple was quick to release a security tool to remove the trojan, and now, Dr. Web, the security firmShow More Summary

Hackers behind Mac Flashback Trojan may have made $10K a day

We’ve heard so much about the Mac Flashback Trojan in the last month, but what is the point of its existence? Turns out it’s financial gain (who knew) in the form of advertising revenue. Security researchers at Symantec have found …

Apple-Targeting Flashback Botnet Still Kicking, But Shrinking By 100,000 Macs Per Week

The creators of the Flashback trojan have made their mark as the first Mac-targeting malware authors to create an enormous, half-million strong botnet. But their fun is nearly over. Dr. Web, the Russian security firm that firm discovered the massive Flashback botnet last month, has provided new data on the number of Macs still infected [...]

Flashback Trojan Sought $10,000 Per Day in Google Ad Revenue Fraud

According to the security outfit Symantec, the Flashback Trojan discovered to be infecting over 600,000 Mac OSX machines has a variant that may have net the botnet owners potentially up to $10,0000 a day. The malware targets Google advertisements...Show More Summary

Flashback Trojan Generated $10K Per Day Revenue

4 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Coated

Microsoft has often received a bad wrap regarding the security of their operating systems, but the last time that there was a major security concern, it wasn’t Redmond that was trying to put out the fires, but rather it was Cupertino. (...)Read the rest of Flashback Trojan Generated $10K Per Day Revenue © Coolest Gadget [...]

The Flashback malware could earn its creators some $10,000 a day

Well, this is a bit discouraging. According to Symantec, the Flashback malware that has infected a great number of Mac machines could be earnings its creators huge money: Ad-clicking Trojans...

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