New Trojan horse designed for Mac OS X

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by _Trev_, Nov 1, 2007.

  1. _Trev_

    _Trev_ Ya gotta pay the troll toll... OT Supporter

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    Hits all the revisions including Leopard. Just thought you guys should be aware

    http://www.macnn.com/articles/07/10/31/new.trojan.targets.macs/

     
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    good thing i dont watch porn :o
     
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    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    yeah, so let me walk this process for you guys that are new to how virus's/trojans work on the mac...

    1) go to website
    2) download virus
    3) mount virus
    4) run virus installer
    5) input your admin password
    6) press the okay button
    7) sit back and enjoy while virus is being installed...

    honestly, if you do all that, then you deserve to get said virus/trojan. you can't just "catch" a virus/trojan without the above steps.
     
  4. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    duh, dont enter your password
     
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    doublemeat New Member

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    I can see how people would be willing to download and install what they think is a needed codec to watch a porn vid.

    I mean, it's so hard to find porn on the internet, amirite?
     
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    :werd:

    this is a prime example of why unix based systems are far superior
     
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    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    so, is there going to be a patch released or something?

    i'm not about to install antivirus on my macbook
     
  8. _Trev_

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    no, just don't be incredibly stupid and manually install anything that you don't know what it is
     
  9. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    a patch for something you need to install and enter in your admin password?
    did you not see the post of me describing how virus's/trojans get on a mac? you have to INSTALL them YOURSELF (ie: you yourself choose to download it, you yourself mount it, you yourself run the installer, then put in your password)... you don't catch them. antivirus is pointless if you're stupid enough to install it in the first place...
     
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    In response to the trojan horse Apple made a statement that they're going to release a desktop background with the words "DON'T BE A FUCKING MORON" in 72pt red font.

    That should patch up that hole in security.
     

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