Kaspersky Lab publishes a report on the evolution of malicious programs for MacOS X
24 Jul 2006
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces the publication of “Malware Evolution: MacOS X Vulnerabilities 2005 – 2006”.
The Apple Macintosh is becoming more and more popular. However, recent reports on Mac security have caused extensive discussion among security professionals. This article, published on Viruslist.com, examines the recent growth in threats that target Mac operating systems. The article aims to help readers understand the current controversy, evaluate the level of protection offered by Mac computers and the outlook for the future. It focuses on vulnerabilities detected in MacOS X in the first half of 2006. The author, Claudiu Dumitru of Kaspersky Lab Romania, compares these vulnerabilities to those detected in the first half of 2005, providing an overview of the evolution of threats targeting this increasingly popular platform.
The full version of the text, MacOS X Vulnerabilities 2005 – 2006, is available on viruslist.com