View Full Version : New Mac OS X malware - OSX_LAMZEV.A

Nov 21, 2008, 01:51 PM
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Link: New Mac OS X malware - OSX_LAMZEV.A (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20081121145153)
Description:: This is not a virus, and users must actually launch the app for it to install its payload.

Posted on MacBytes.com (http://www.macbytes.com)
Approved by Mudbug

Nov 22, 2008, 07:11 AM
Well -- thanks to this information I just out of curiousity went to spotlight and searched for 'lamzev' and sure enough there it was in my cache and then stupidly I could not remember how to click to get it so show me the file in finder so I could delete it and actually tried to launch the thing. Of course even then you get a chance to say 'no - don't want to run this'.

What I really found troublesome was that it was even on my machine and the name of the file implied that I downloaded it while visiting engadget last night...