Mac Malware Outbreak Is Bigger than ‘Conficker’

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PCWorld


The Flashback Trojan has compromised an estimated 600,000 plus Macs, making it comparable to the massive Conficker worm bonnet.  An estimated 600,000 or more Macs are currently compromised and part of a massive botnet thanks to the Flashback Trojan horse. To put the size of the threat in some perspective, the Flashback Trojan botnet is even bigger than the massive Conficker botnet…relatively speaking.

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