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Mac OS X Trojan Horse BlackHole RAT 2.0 Discovered and Detected

Mac OS X Trojan Horse BlackHole RAT 2.0 Discovered and Detected

The SecureMac team today announced a new version of the BlackHole RAT 2.0 Trojan Horse for Mac OS X has been discovered. The new version of the trojan horse adds itself as a login item disguised as Java, has a more believable prompt for username and password. It slows down the computer by tying up the CPU with a loop function, executes shell commands, and can attempt to erase the hard drive. This new version should be not confused with an older variant from back in February.

Dinosaur bones to be discovered with the iDigger game

Dinosaur bones to be discovered with the iDigger game

Snapp! Designs today announces iDigger 1.0, an archeological, kid-friendly game for the iPhone and iPod touch. Providing educational features and free of violence, player dig their way around an excavation site in search of fossilized T-Rex bones and use them to create their own T-Rex dinosaur skeleton. After each object is dusted or sifted off, the player has an option of answering a trivia question to double their score.