More Mac trojans have been detected and security experts fear that the latest infection could be bigger than the first , which has already invaded approximately 700,000 Macs.
Over the weekend, security vendors discovered two versions of the "SabPub" trojan. One traps Mac users with booby-trapped Microsoft Word documents. The other exploits Java by downloading a backdoor Trojan that can link the Mac to a command center via HTTP, where hackers can grab screenshots, upload and download files and remotely execute commands.
As reported by slashgear.com: “SabPub is classic backdoor Trojan," said Kaspersky Lab chief security expert Alex Gostev. "It opens full access to a victim’s system for attackers. Flashback and its known variants is downloader and clickjacking bot, which means it conducts click fraud scam by hijacking people’s search engine results inside their web browsers.”