Mac OS X Spyware Sample Spotted
Anti virus researchers have spotted the first signs of an adware/spyware program capable of launching browser windows on Apple Computer's Mac OS X.
According to a warning from F Secure, a security vendor in Helsinki, Finland, the proof of concept program could be silently installed on a Mac's User account and hooked to each application used by that account.
The company said the sample, named iAdware, successfully launched the Mac's built-in Safari Web browser whenever applications were being used. Mac OS X Spyware Sample Spotted
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