Mac OS X users have been cautioned to be careful of a latest difference of the Mac Defender “scareware”.
MacGuard is extra dangerous than Mac Defender and some prior variations, consisting of Mac Protector and Mac Security as it does not need an administrator password to install, according to experts at security firm Intego.
The objective of the malware is the same — to influence victims to hand over their credit card details, even though the procedure is little dissimilar. Partially, visiting an infected website repeatedly triggers the download of a file that installs itself . . . → Read More: More Dangerous Variant of MacDefender Malware Comes Up