New Java Trojan Attacks Mac OS X Via Social Networking Sites

Thursday Oct 28th 2010 by Staff

New Java-based attack can infect both Mac and PC users.

Ars Technica: Mac owners usually don't have to worry about malware as much as PC owners do, but a new Java-based attack is affecting both operating systems. A Trojan known as trojan.osx.boonana.a is spreading when users click a link titled "Is this you in this video?" at various social networking sites.

Users can protect themselves by disabling Java or by avoiding suspicious links.

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