1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. OSX.Leap.A


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 16, 2006
January 27, 2017 11:35:49 AM
Also Known As:
OSX/Leap-A [Sophos], OSX/Leap [McAfee],
Systems Affected:
OSX.Leap.A is a worm that targets installations of Macintosh OS X and spreads via iChat Instant Messenger program. It infects files on the Macintosh OS X version 10.4.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 16, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 16, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 16, 2006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 22, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Costin Ionescu

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