Mac Users BEWARE! A new Trojan horse virus ported from Linux is on the loose today! Protect yourselves!

27 Oct

Software security company ESET reports that hackers have successfully ported older Linux-targeting malware to Mac OS X. OSX/Tsnunami.A is a new variant of Linux/Tsunami, a malicious piece of software that commandeers your computer and uses its network connection to attack other websites

Even worse, ESET says that Tsunami can force your computer to download additional malware or other software. The company also says that its antivirus software, ESET Cybersecurity for Mac, can detect and remove the malware.

via New Trojan horse uses your Mac to attack websites | Macworld.

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3 Responses to “Mac Users BEWARE! A new Trojan horse virus ported from Linux is on the loose today! Protect yourselves!”

  1. Van Kussel October 31, 2011 at 8:21 am #

    Awesome information and especially informative. Thanks for taking the time to write it and post it!

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