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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 Flashfake

    • Type:
    • Malware
    • Platform:
    • Mac OS X
    • Last updated:
    • 03/31/16 4:44 am
    • Threat Level:
    • High


Flashback is malware that arrived disguised as an installer for Adobe Flash, and infected Mac users by exploiting a vulnerability in Java. Flashback infected upwards of 600,000 computers before Apple updated the OS X version of Java to patch the exploit.

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