OS MAX:Flashback

One year ago, Apple released a software update to combat Mac malware called Flashback.

And the question has been: who wrote the Flashback OS X worm?

Today, investigative security blogger extraordinaire Brian Krebs, has an answer: Maxim Selihanovich of Saransk, Mordovia.

Krebs on Security, Who Wrote the Flashback OS X Worm?

Read the full story at… Krebs on Security

Here’s a screenshot of the “keenly detailed research paper” referenced by Krebs:

Flashback OS X Malware

Broderick’s paper [PDF] and slides [PDF] are available for download. The paper was originally published at VB2012.


On 03/04/13 At 11:36 AM

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