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Windows 7: Multi-platform backdoor malware targets Windows, Mac and Linux users


12 Jul 2012   #1

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Multi-platform backdoor malware targets Windows, Mac and Linux users

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Yesterday, our friends at F-Secure discovered malware on a compromised Colombian transport website that was capable of infecting Windows, Mac and Linux users.

Visiting a hacked webpage, triggers a JAR (Java Archive) file which will ask permission to do its business - secretly determining if you are running Windows, Mac OS X or Linux.
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12 Jul 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Two things that caught my eye:

1. That is one brutally wounded picture of Tux.
2. Windows needs more hugs.

Seriously though, this is one more reason to not keep Java around if you don't need it.
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12 Jul 2012   #3

Windows 7 x64 Professional SP1
 
 

Thanks for the heads-up Bill!
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