Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Russian Hackers pay 43 cents per hijacked Mac

Computerworld - "A network of Russian malware writers and spammers paid hackers 43 cents for each Mac machine they infected with bogus video software, a sign that Macs have become attack targets, a security researcher said yesterday.

One example, which has since gone offline, was, said Samosseiko. "Just a few months ago it was offering [43 cents] for each install and offered various promo materials in the form of Mac OS 'video players,'" he said."

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