- February 16, 2006
- February 13, 2007 12:51:24 PM
Also Known As:
- CME-4, OSX/Leap.A [Computer Associate, Leap.A [F-Secure], IM-Worm.OSX.Leap.a [Kaspersky , OSX/Leap [McAfee], OSX/Leap-A [Sophos], OSX_LEAP.A [Trend Micro]
- Macintosh, Macintosh OS X
OSX.Leap.A is a worm that targets installs of Macintosh OS X and spreads via iChat Instant Messenger program.
Note: It infects files on the Macintosh OS X version 10.4. The worm will execute on Intel Macs, but cannot spread to other systems from these machines.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version February 16, 2006
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version October 31, 2007 revision 003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date February 22, 2006
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Writeup By: Costin Ionescu