Mac Attacks: Top 10 Bugs Targeting Apple


RSPlug.A

This Trojan arrived on the scene in 2007, offering to function as a QuickTime codec supporting the videos posted on specified porn sites. But the malware would launch a DNS attack that would send users to bogus mock-ups of eBay, PayPal and similar sites where loading in one's credit card information wouldn't be viewed as particularly fishy. But people who were at least reasonably on the ball usually had little trouble recognizing the attempt for what it was. A scam! Only a small handful of users actually got tagged with this one.