Flashback infections not waning after all; 650,000 Macs still hijacked
Posted on: 04/21/2012 12:01 PM

Analysis declaring the demise of the Flashback Mac backdoor has been greatly exaggerated, said researchers with a Russia-based antivirus firm, who on late Friday estimated there are 650,000 unique OS X machines currently infected by the malware.

Flashback infections not waning after all; 650,000 Macs still hijacked


From ArsTechnica:
[quotze]The estimate by Doctor Web is in stark contrast to analysis provided Wednesday by Symantec, which showed the number of compromised systems had dropped from more than half a million to about 140,000. Following the release of the latest Doctor Web estimate, Symantec updated its post to say company researchers now believe their servers "are receiving limited infection counts" for the malware.


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