09-12-2013 12:53 PM
Security researchers at Intego have reported the discovery of the latest variant of the OSX/Tibet Mac malware.
The malware, which Intego has dubbed OSX/Tibet.C, has been distributed in the form of a poisoned Java applet on compromised websites.
This ia common trick used by hackers today. Hackers breach a website known to be visited by a particular group of targets, rather than directly launch an attack against the targets themselves. Eventually someone visits the “watering hole” and their computer ends up poisoned and compromised.