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OSX/Crisis malware revealed as targeted attack

Posted on July 27th, 2012 at 7:06 AM EDT

Over the last couple days, a lot more information about the malware Intego announced as OSX/Crisis has come out.  It has been discovered that it contains part of a commercial malware package called Remote Control System DaVinci, which is marketed primarily to governments and sells for 200,000 euros.  At this point, it appears to be a targeted attack, likely on the part of a Middle Eastern government and aimed at a group of Moroccan journalists who covered the Arab Spring revolution.
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