Python-Based Malware Attack Targets Macs. Windows PCs Also Under Fire

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Experts at SophosLabs have identified a new malware attack that is targeting both Mac and Windows computers, exploiting the infamous Java security vulnerability that allowed the Flashback botnet to commandeer 600,000 Macs.

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http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/04/27/python-malware-mac/


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Re: Python-Based Malware Attack Targets Macs. Windows PCs Also Under Fire
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2012, 10:27:22 AM »
If it is programmed in Python, we could also start to see it infecting Linux (and hence iOS as well, which is based on Linux) systems which uses Python extensively.
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