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Who wrote the Flashback Trojan?

Over a year since the Flashback malware was found, its creator has finally been identified.

By Apr. 3, 2013

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Flashback malware hits Macs

When a Trojan called Flashback spread through the Apple community, it was a good reminder that yes, Macs too are vulnerable to malware.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Flashback malware for OS X appears to be going extinct

One of the largest malware attacks in OS X history has fallen into obscurity.

By Sep. 21, 2012

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Flashback makers missed out on their payday, Symantec says

According to the security firm, the makers of the Flashback malware made $14,000 from click fraud last month, but can't collect on it.

By May. 16, 2012

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Apple releases Flashback removal tools for OS X 10.5

Apple's updates help protect Leopard users from Java and Flash-based attacks.

By May. 14, 2012

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Flashback creators netted $10,000 per day at its height?

Symantec says, based on information it has collected, that the Flashback Trojan creators might have been generating some serious cash from the exploit.

By May. 1, 2012

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Snow Leopard hit hardest by Flashback malware

The finding that Leopard and Snow Leopard users were affected more by the Flashback malware suggests Apple's approach to security on OS X has a notable impact, even if it is an indirect one.

By Apr. 30, 2012

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New Flashback variant making the rounds

Flashback.S installs itself without a password and then deletes files and folders to mask its presence, a security company announces.

By Apr. 23, 2012

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Where did Flashback start? Blame the blogosphere

Keeping hosted blog software up-to-date helps keep everyone secure.

By Apr. 23, 2012

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New report says Flashback infections remain high

Russian security firm contradicts Symantec, warns that infections of Mac OS are not declining.

By Apr. 20, 2012