Hackers Are Using Reddit to Connect 17,000 Macs to a Botnet

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  1. Dragon1952

    Dragon1952 Registered Member

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    Hackers have developed a backdoor entry called "Mac.BackDoor.iWorm" that gains access to Macs and uses Reddit to connect the hacked computer with a command server. Once the computer is infected, the iWorm uses Reddit's search function to hunt down posts made by the hackers. These posts (on a Minecraft subreddit) provide server addresses, and the software uses the Reddit posts as a guide to connect to the botnet.....http://gizmodo.com/hackers-are-using-reddit-to-connect-17-000-macs-to-a-bo-1642062140/ jschreier
     
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