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Malware Library. Threats targeting Macs.

Mac malware exists in all shapes and sizes and new digital parasites evolve every day. Whether it’s adware, trojan horses, keystroke loggers, viruses or other spyware, stay up-to-date and discover more information about the latest threats targeting your Mac here.


also known as OSX/Jahlav, OSX/RSPlug, Puper

    • Type:
    • Trojan Horse
    • Platform:
    • Mac OS X
    • Last updated:
    • 04/23/16 8:34 pm
    • Threat Level:
    • High


DNSChanger is a trojan horse that arrived disguised as a video codec and changed the internet settings on infected computers. Once installed, the trojan horse redirected webpages in an attempt to steal login information for online banking sites. The malicious DNS servers used by the DNSChanger trojan horse were taken over by the FBI after the malware authors were arrested, and the malware network was officially shut down in July 2012.

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