[nycbug-talk] Mac OS X rootkit surfaces

Isaac Levy ike
Mon Oct 25 16:13:22 EDT 2004

Hi Michael,

On Oct 25, 2004, at 7:24 AM, <lists at genoverly.net> wrote:

> whoa.. anybody seen this in the wild?

Not seen this thing- but seen plenty of other nasties.  Trust, trust 
trust- always the only way in...


> Michael
> By John Leyden
> Published Monday 25th October 2004 10:06 GMT
> One of the first pieces of malicious code targeting Apple's Mac OS X
> operating system has been discovered. The Mac OS X malware, dubbed
> Opener, is a rootkit for Mac OS X machines that contains a variety of
> destructive functionality including a keylogger and backdoor
> components.
> http://www.theregister.com/2004/10/25/mac_rootkit_opener/

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