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CallMe malware persists

Posted on April 25th, 2013 at 1:59 PM EDT

F-Secure has blogged today about a slightly new variant of CallMe that has been seen in the wild. Everything about the malware seems to be the same, except for file names and the command server that the malware “calls home” to. This is certainly small news, but it does show that this malware is still in active distribution, at least.
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New CallMe malware discovered

Posted on February 13th, 2013 at 2:11 PM EST

Intego announced today the discovery of a new Mac trojan, which they are calling OSX/CallMe.A. This malware is spread through maliciously-crafted Microsoft Word documents that, when opened, result in a backdoor being installed. The backdoor in question sounds very simple, giving the hackers the ability to run commands (through a bash shell) and steal the user’s Address Book data.

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