New Mac Malware Spies on you via Adium, Firefox, Safari, Skype

Source: ZDNet, 26th July 2012

A new Mac OS X Trojan referred to as OSX/Crisis silently infects OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and OS X 10.7 Lion. It then spies on the user by monitoring Adium, Firefox, Microsoft Messenger, Safari, and Skype.

The threat installs itself silently (no user interaction required) and does not need your user password to infect your Apple Mac. Further analysis now shows that the malware is actually set up to spy on your browsing and instant messaging activities…