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New adware facilitates the distribution of trojans for Mac users

2015/09/23

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers from Dr. Web discovered a new malware named "Adware.Mac.WeDownload.1" containing a modified version of Adobe Flash Player that, once clicked, requests administrator privileges and contacts a command-and-control (C&C) server to install additional malicious applications.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/new-adware-facilitates-the-distribution-of-trojans-for-mac-users-492466.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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