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Cross-platform malware Jacksbot found in the wild

Posted on November 1st, 2012 at 7:19 AM EDT

It has been fairly quiet in the Mac malware world lately, but there is one minor annoyance that has finally surfaced. A couple weeks ago, Intego announced discovery of a new cross-platform remote access tool, which they called Jacksbot. At the time, although they called it a trojan, they had never seen it in the wild, and had no idea how it would get installed on a user’s machine. According to a post on the Trend Micro website on Tuesday, however, it has now been found on a couple machines in the wild.
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