New Trojan attempts SMS fraud on OS X users
The Russian security firm Dr. Web has uncovered another malware attempt on OS X systems that tries to exploit users with SMS fraud.
The new malware is a Trojan horse, dubbed “Trojan.SMSSend.3666,” and is part of a family of Trojan malware for Windows and other platforms that have affected Windows users for years.
As with all Trojans, these pose as legitimate programs that are made available for download from a number of underground Web sites, with this current one for OS X appearing to be an installer for a program called VKMusic 4, a utility whose legitimate version is used for…