DNS Trojan?

Ice Dragon

macrumors 6502a
Original poster
Jun 16, 2009
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My friend had the trojan the changes the DNS on her MBA. How is this acquired? General net browsing? Downloading?
 

GGJstudios

macrumors Westmere
May 16, 2008
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Trojans can only affect Mac OS X if they are downloaded and installed by the user, entering the administrator password.
 

toolbox

macrumors 68020
Oct 6, 2007
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Australia (WA)
Like the others said, you need to authenticate if he downloaded one. It will possibly modify the /etc/hosts file. I no this is the case on Windows Systems. If your familiar with the terminal cd into /etc/ and type cat hosts see if there are entries listed