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Virus found in pirated version of iWork 09

But Macs can't get them so it is ok.

| Posted: Jan 23, 2009 6:57 pm

There is another "Virus" in the wild for Apple's OSX. This one comes in the form of a Trojan that has been placed inside a pirated version of the iWork 09 suite.

 

The "virus" called OSX.Trojan.iServices.A and once installed has root control over the system.

 

Intego is rating this as a serious threat, as of now the only way to be rid of the "Virus" is to reformat the system. There is also news of a way to inject malicious code into the Resident Memory in OSX.

 

In case you are wondering why I am using "" around the word Virus it is due to the fact that when Apple was contacted about this they responded saying this can't be a virus because Macs cannot get them.

 

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