Flashback

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Flashback
Alias Flashfake
Group Trojan, Downloading
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Target Mac OS X
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UserAgent Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:9.0.1; sv:2; id: 1A698BE9-0211-5EB4-AFDC-644AA479D972) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0.1
CCProtocol HTTP (Centralized), Twitter (Centralized)
Activity 2011 / 2012
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Publications

 AuthorEditorYear
Apple releases Java update; includes fix for vulnerability exploited by Flashback malwareIntego2012
Doctor Web a détecté un botnet enrôlant plus de 550 000 MacDoctor Web2012
Doctor Web exposes 550 000 strong Mac botnetDoctor Web2012
Flashfake Mac OS X botnet confirmedIgor SoumenkovKaspersky lab2012
Mac Flashback exploiting unpatched Java vulnerabilityBrodF-Secure2012
OSX/Flashback - The first malware to infect hundreds of thousands of Apple MacPierre-Marc BureauESET2012