Mac Trojan Horse found in pirated Apple iWork '09

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  1. ronjor

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  2. Baz_kasp

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    So downloading anything else pirated is completely safe eh :rolleyes:
     
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    Another observation:

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/01/22/mac_trojan_attack/
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    Backdoor:OSX/iWorkServ.A
    http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/backdoor_osx_iworkserv_a.shtml
    OSX/IWService
    http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_153893.htm
    Change the syntax names and those could be from Window exploit analyses!

    Identifying and Removing the iWork09 Trojan
    http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5743
    And use some common sense.

    iWork 2009 Trojan
    http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5734
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    How do you figure?
     
  7. ambient_88

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    I don't see anything wrong with that. After all, downloading pirated applications from a warez site is a foolish action itself.
     
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    Because it isn't. They're not always infected (especially mac software).
     
  9. ambient_88

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    Just going to a warez site is a foolish action itself (excluding special situations,i.e.,collection of malware,etc). It is even more so when you download files (violation of copyright laws). Warez sites are usually hosted on a hacked server and are chockfull of malware.
     
  10. emperordarius

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    Or most likely in forums which check whether files are clean or not.
     
  11. TechOutsider

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    Do Windows AV detect Mac malware?
     
  12. SweX

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    No they don't.

    But vice versa, Mac AV's some of them do detect Windows viruses !-)

    For example Intego's AV has a checkbox inside the program
    " Scan for windows viruses as well" or something like that.

    But NO, i anyway don't know of any Windows AV that DO detect MAC malware.

    Even if some Mac malware would get inside of your PC it would't do any harm.

    Cheers
     
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    Some yes, some no.
     
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