March 4, 2015
The new Trojan for Mac OS X, named Mac.BackDoor.OpinionSpy.3, has a wide range of features and is primarily intended for spying on users. The emergence of Linux.BackDoor.Xnote.1 became another noteworthy event in February. Cybercriminals also endowed this malicious program with an impressive range of features.
As before, Windows users are threatened by encryption ransomware that demands a ransom for decryption of compromised files. Many malicious and advertising applications for Android have also been discovered.
Read about these events and other developments in the IT security in the detailed virus activity review from Doctor Web.
|Virus activity review|
Tell us what you think
You will be awarded one Dr.Webling per comment. To ask Doctor Web’s site administration about a news item, enter @admin at the beginning of your comment. If your question is for the author of one of the comments, put @ before their names.