1. Cella Lao Rousseau's Avatar
    "Earlier this year, a dangerous malware named Fruitfly that targeted Mac computers was identified. Now months later, a security researcher has revealed additional details about the hack.

    In January, security company Malwarebytes reported that a new Mac-focused malware remotely provides its creator with access to computer's files, screens, and even the built-in webcam of targeted computers. Fruitfly gives hackers full access and control over the machines, leaving the unsuspecting victims powerless to stop it."


    Have you heard at all about FruitFly? Are you as scared of it as I am, or is it something you think isn't at all that worrisome?
    07-25-2017 01:51 PM
  2. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Yes, I e heard of it, but I’m not concerned about it at this time....
    07-25-2017 04:01 PM
  3. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    The fact that FruitFly went undetected for so long, and that it knows when users are active or not active on their Macs, makes me nervous.

    The long-standing opinion that Macs are immune to viruses and malware isn't as easy to believe as it used to be. I used to feel invincible; these days I feel almost as vulnerable as I did when I was a PC user.
    Last edited by Rob Phillips; 07-28-2017 at 07:17 AM.
    07-25-2017 07:34 PM
  4. Sherry_B's Avatar
    I'm not worried about it, I don't use Mac. Which I've always wondered; can you edit the host file in OS X?
    07-26-2017 09:57 PM

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