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New Mac OS malware threat masquerades as antivirus software | Betanews

 

New Mac OS malware threat masquerades as antivirus software

By Ed Oswald | Published May 2, 2011, 3:44 PM

Mac users are once again being warned about malware targeting the operating system, although its spread looks limited and requires interaction by the user in order to be installed. Called "MACDefender," the malware is currently being spread by malicious websites claiming the user’s computer is infected.

New Mac OS malware threat masquerades as antivirus software | Betanews