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New Vulnerabilities

New Trojan for Mac

Analysts on Information Security by company Intego discovered a new type of Trojan that infects Mac computers. The data presented indicate a relationship with the Syrian group of hackers Syrian Electronic Army, responsible for numerous attacks recently.

The company Intego, engaged in release of antivirus software, said in a blog post about finding a hacker attack aimed at the owners of computers Apple Mac.

Sample Trojan, with which the attack was carried out, was sent to Intego by a user in Belarus. At the moment, the command server, which connects to the malicious application is idle and does not send to the computers of victims of any team.

Intego experts suggest that a Trojan was distributed by e-mail and via infected websites masquerading as an image file with the name of kissing couple DSC00117 – like file photo taken with a digital camera. When a user tried to open it, the Trojan copies itself to / Users / Shared / UserEvent.app and created the file ~ / Library / LaunchAgents / UserEvent.System.plist to run UserEvent.app. (more…)