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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 31, 2007
October 13, 2015 3:27:30 PM
Also Known As:
OSX/RSPlug-A [Sophos], OSX/Puper [McAfee]
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
OSX.RSPlug.A is a Trojan horse that runs on Macintosh OS X and changes the DNS settings on the compromised computer.

For more information, please see the following resource:
The Double Attack: Windows Attack and now also Mac Attack

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 31, 2007 revision 051
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 15, 2018 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 1, 2007 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 15, 2018 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 7, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Stuart Smith

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