MAC MALWARE - OSX /LaoShu-A, New Flashback, iOS malware and more...

RusliRusli Posts: 998 Adventurer

There is a new malware, called OSX/LaoShu-A please take note. Currently only Sophos and Macscan (Macscan is only detecting spyware for Mac OS X) detected this.

 

Please read the details below:-

 

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/01/21/data-stealing-malware-targets-mac-users-in-undelivered-courier-item-attack/

 

http://www.sophos.com/en-us/threat-center/threat-analyses/viruses-and-spyware/OSX~LaoShu-A.aspx

 

http://macscan.securemac.com/spyware-list/

 

 

A must read links:-

 

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/category/organisations/apple/

 

I recommend Thomas Reed http://www.thesafemac.com/

 

 

Okay, next up Flashback botnet issues Which was reported by Intego's blog.

 

http://www.intego.com/mac-security-blog/why-the-flashback-botnet-is-a-threat/

 

 

Dr web reported on iOS malware.

 

http://news.drweb.com/?i=4204&c=5&lng=en&p=0

 

 

 

 

Bookmark this for Adware Removal for Mac OS X!

 

http://www.thesafemac.com/arg/

 

 

Currently known OS X malwares.

 

http://macscan.securemac.com/spyware-list/

 

http://www.eset.com/us/threat-center/threatsense-updates/page/1/?q=osx

 

http://clamav-du.securesites.net/cgi-bin/clamgrok?virus=osx&search-type=contains&case-sensitivity=No&database=daily&database=main&display=database&display=virus&.submit=Submit+Query&.cgifields=database&.cgifields=search-type&.cgifields=case-sensitivity&.cgifields=display

 

http://home.mcafee.com/VirusInfo/ThreatSearch.aspx?term=osx&page=1

 

http://www.symantec.com/security_response/landing/azlisting.jsp?azid=O

 

http://www.securelist.com/en/descriptions?search_type=1&words=osx

 

 

 

Comments

  • RusliRusli Posts: 998 Adventurer

    Please read the links that was given above.

     

    Because I cannot cut and paste here for you to read.

     

    This is critical.

     

    Once you are aware, and happens that your Mac is infected.

     

    You know where to look out for information.

     

    Hope this will be helpful to you.

     

    Also take note that Mac OS X Adware is very common infection. Check the link above to remove the adware.

     

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