New information about the OSX/Crisis samples we spotted on VirusTotal is continuing to come to light. It turns out OSX/Crisis was used as part of a larger attack against a group of Moroccan journalists.
New Apple Mac Trojan called OSX/Crisis discovered by Intego Virus Team. It installs without need of any user interaction; no password is required for it to run. This threat has not yet been found in the wild; no indication has been found that this Trojan has infected users.
A technology news source reveals that a new Apple Mac Trojan malware has surfaced by the name of ‘OSX/Crisis’ discovered by the Apple software security company Intego.
If you’ve ever found yourself reading an article or watching a news segment on computer security, you’ve probably heard the word “rootkit” at some point. Those of you who read our first article on OSX/Crisis the other day certainly did. But you may be wondering what exactly is a rootkit?
A backdoor called OSX/NetWeirdRC has been found that affects OS X (versions 10.6 and higher), Windows, Linux and Solaris. Much like OSX/Crisis, this is a commercial remote access tool that was leaked to Virus Total. This malware appears to be in the wild, but the risk is considered low at this time. #OSX #Malware #Security
New OSX/Crisis or Business Cards Gone Wild
Intego has discovered new Mac malware, a Trojan horse called OSX/Crisis. Update your VirusBarrier virus definitions as soon as possible for protection against this threat.