Ars Technica is pointing to a Twitter post from malware analyst Ivan Sorokin of Dr. Web, which claims that the Flashback trojan has no managed to infect over 600,000 Macs across the globe. This even includes 274 Macs located in Cupertino*, which is where Apple is based.
Flashback first appeared last September and has since gone under several iterations as the holes it was getting through were being patched. The latest version of Flashback was discovered earlier this week, but an update in Java from Oracle closed that whole back in February for Windows customers. Apple, who usually handl…
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Flashback Trojan Hits A Reported 600,000 Mac Worldwide
Alex Jordan – isource.com