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Risk Level 2: Low

April 9, 2012
April 13, 2012 10:49:02 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan-Downloader.OSX.Flashfake.ab [Kaspersky]
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
CVE References:
OSX.Flashback.K is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated April 9, 2012 or earlier detect this threat as OSX.Flashback.

For more information, please see the following resources:

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 9, 2012 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 21, 2015 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 10, 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 21, 2015 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 11, 2012
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Writeup By: Karthik Selvaraj

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