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Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Software |

Creators of the Trojan Flashback won USD $ 14,000

The recent malware for Mac OS X, Flashback, raised an interesting sum of money after passing through the bite block, to generate more than $ 14,000 for its creators in advertising concepts.

Because one of the characteristics of advertising display software was infected users, resulting in 4,000 ads under pressure from 10,000 users who had this feature activated on their computers, small figure considering that there were more than half a million computers installed Flashback in the system .

Recall that only in Latin America had 13,000 infections , a situation that was regularized when Apple released an update to editing software vulnerabilities exploited by malware, which allowed reducing the problem worldwide.

Link: Flashback Mac botnet generated $ 14,000 in revenue for creators (Neowin)

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