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iBotnet: Researchers find signs of zombie Macs Answered

Malware hunters at Symantec have discovered a direct link between a malicious file embedded in pirated copies of Apple's iWork 09 software and what appears to be the first Mac OS X botnet launching denial-of-service attacks.

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gmjhowe

9 years ago

Old news... but, still relelvent. Lesson - Do not download illegal software on teh torrentz. Its not malware in its truest sense, as the program ask you for your admin password before installing (normal for a mac os program). At which point, your basically agreeing to it doing what ever it wants.

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Goodhartgmjhowe

Reply 9 years ago

how old? ZDNet sent it only a few days ago...

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gmjhoweGoodhart

Reply 9 years ago

About a month? maybe more? when iLife first came out (which was january i think)