Apple has released an update for its XProtect anti-malware system which makes it detect three different version of the iWorm OS backdoor malware discovered last week by AV specialists from Dr.
New malware targeting Mac machines, opening backdoors on them and roping them into a botnet currently numbering around 17,000 zombies has been spotted and analyzed by malware researchers of Russian AV company Dr.
Apple has finally released a security update for OS X that will close up the critical remote code execution Shellshock bug found in the GNU Bash UNIX shell.
As expected, attackers have begun exploiting the GNU Bash "Shellshock" remote code execution bug (CVE-2014-6271) to compromise systems and infect them with malware.
The Bash "shellshock" flaw (CVE-2014-6271) was discovered last week by Unix/Linux specialist Stephane Chazelas, and its existence was made public on Wednesday.
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