New 'Yontoo' Trojan targets major browsers on OS X, Windows

By Jos · 4 replies
Mar 21, 2013
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  1. Apple’s OS X operating system has long been a relatively unpopular target for malware coders, but that’s changing with the platform’s rise in popularity. Today Russian security website Doctor Web is reporting on a new trojan targeting Mac users that...

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  2. dennis777

    dennis777 TS Enthusiast Posts: 285   +33

    Its not a bug, its a feature. apple fanboys should know that their is no safe computer with a stupid user.

    and can anyone remove comment above?
  3. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 603   +109

    So this is avoided by simply not installing the plugin? That should be simple enough to do.
  4. "prompt users to install a browser plugin, a media player, a video quality enhancement program, or a download accelerator"

    So this is super effective against parents and facebook girls...
  5. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 484   +36

    I had a look on my Windows Firefox and I had Yontoo in my list of extensions but disabled.

    How about that...

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