The latest malware scam that has been found for OS X is a fairly obscure installer program that is being disguised as an Adobe Flash Player installer. It was first discovered in late September.
This Trojan horse is a minimal threat. It works by installing a payload executable file on the system and then configures environmental variables on the system so that the payload will be launched when certain applications are opened. The payload then communicates with a remote server in an apparent attempt to steal personal information.
The initial version of the malware installed the payload in various locations … Read more