New Mac malware spreading from Dalai Lama tribute site
Gyalwarinpoche.com, which is hosting malware.
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A new piece of Mac malware has been discovered on a Web site linked to the Dalai Lama, using a well-documented Java exploit to install a Trojan on visitors’ computers and steal personal information.
Dubbed “Dockster,” the malware was found lurking on Gyalwarinpoche.com, according to security research firm F-Secure. The malware takes advantage of the same vulnerability exploited by the “Flashback” malware to install a basic backdoor that allows the attacker to download files and log keystrokes.