Over a year since the Flashback malware was found, its creator has finally been identified.
When a Trojan called Flashback spread through the Apple community, it was a good reminder that yes, Macs too are vulnerable to malware.
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One of the largest malware attacks in OS X history has fallen into obscurity.
The company, FirstTech, says that there's simply no way to compete any more with big box stores and their low margins.
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.
Apple's updates help protect Leopard users from Java and Flash-based attacks.
Symantec says, based on information it has collected, that the Flashback Trojan creators might have been generating some serious cash from the exploit.
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.
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