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Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 31, 2007
November 2, 2007 7:14:05 AM
Also Known As:
OSX/RSPlug-A [Sophos], OSX/Puper [McAfee]
Infection Length:
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X
OSX.RSPlug.A is a Trojan horse that runs on Macintosh OS X and changes the DNS settings on the compromised computer.

For further information please read: 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 February 20, 2015 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 1, 2007 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 20, 2015 revision 035
  • 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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