Beware MAC Defender: OSX malware disguised as anti-virus software

A new piece of malware is spreading, notable because it targets computers running Mac OS X, rather than Windows. Reports of the trojan "MAC Defender" (aka Mac Protector, aka Mac Security) first surfaced on May 2, but the malware has since morphed and proliferated. The basics: it spreads as search engine optimization (SEO) poisoning, using … Continue reading Beware MAC Defender: OSX malware disguised as anti-virus software