Mac Malware

Some people laughed when I tweeted http://goo.gl/3yyKg but now look at this http://goo.gl/XpG03 just 8 days later!

This might be a good time to relink to my post called Yes, malware scanners on your servers too!

Posted by Tom Limoncelli in Security

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I think the issue is that people see the word anti-virus and go on the "Unix can't have viruses" meme without realizing that 99.44% of what an anti-virus software is looking for is other malware (trojans, worms, spambots, etc)... all of which can run on a Unix box without ever needing root privileges.

 
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