“The latest variant of the attack known as ‘LuckyCat’ was discovered and detailed by Costin Raiu, Kasperskky lab expert,” Oliver reports. “He found that a dummy infected machine was taken over by a remote user who started analyzing the machine and even stole some documents from the Mac.”
Oliver reports, “The new Mac-specific trojan, named ‘Backdoor.OSX.SabPub.a,’ uses a Java exploit to infect targeted machine. It spreads through Microsoft Word documents that exploit a vulnerability known as “‘CVE-2009-0563.’”
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