Mac Botnet Discovered

A Mac botnet has been discovered according to the New York Times. The malicious program infiltrated, took over and operated a network of Macs to cause denial of service to a website.

Writer Riva Richmond says Macs have not been used often by botnets but as Mac users increase the problems plaguing Microsoft systems are coming to Macs. Small market share in the past has made them less attractive to hackers who want to affect large numbers of machines. Apparently that is changing.

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