Monthly Archives: November 2011

Free Anti-Virus for Mac

With Mac computers rapidly gaining popularity, there is an increased likelihood that viruses will be developed and released for Mac OS.  In the past few months alone, there have been 3 viruses for Mac that come to mind (and links to more information on the virus): Flashback.COSX/Tsunami.A, and OSX/Miner-D.

Flashback.C is a trojan virus that prohibits your Mac’s Anti-Malware defense system from being updated.  The virus is installed when you open a .dmg file that contains a fake Adobe Flash Player.

OSX/Tsunami.A is another trojan for mac.  It was originally developed for the Linux system, but has been ported to Mac.  The virus embeds itself in your computer system and awaits further instructions from IRC channels. Continue reading Free Anti-Virus for Mac