New Mac malware opens secure reverse shell

Found on CNrét News on Tuesday, 19 February 2013
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A new backdoor Trojan for OS X is making the rounds, attempting to set up a secure connection for a remote hacker to connect through and grab private information.

The malware, dubbed "Pintsized" by Intego, is suspected of using a modified implementation of OpenSSH to set up a reverse shell that creates a secure connection to a remote server.

I remember it was one of the pro-Mac arguments that you will never get infected with a virus or trojan; how times have changed.