Thread: OSX signed malware FYI
05-23-2013, 02:00 PM #1
OSX signed malware FYI
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Fresh off the CNET presses.
Help protect yourself from signed malware in OS X | MacFixIt - CNET Reviews
05-23-2013, 02:05 PM #2It was able to get past Apple's GateKeeper settings since it was developed under and signed with a valid Apple Developer ID under the name of Rajinder Kumar. According to F-Secure, the developer ID for this individual has since been revoked, but before this news hit, the malware created with his ID was able to infect and run on a few systems, including test systems controlled by a number of security firms.
05-23-2013, 06:45 PM #3
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Much Ado About Nothing as the Bard wrote!Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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