Second Mac OS X worm found

Posted on Monday, February 20 2006 @ 21:36:57 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
A week ago security firms found the first worm for Apple's Mac OS X and today a second worm has been found:
A second OS X worm has been identified that exploits an old Bluetooth vulnerability to spread from one Mac to another.

Inqtana.A is a 'proof of concept' and harmless worm that relies on a vulnerability in both Panther and Tiger that Apple patched last June. The patch is also included in all subsequent OS X updates.
More info over at PC Pro.




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