This malware uses social engineering methods to lure users into performing certain actions that may, directly or indirectly, cause malicious routines to be performed. Specifically, it is bundled as a gaming application.
This malware may be downloaded from certain remote sites.
It arrives as a MacOS X application bundle. This package contains a malicious executable file contained in the MacOS directory detected as OSX_LOSEGAM.A.
This malicious Mac OS X application is a game called Lose/Lose. Lose/Lose is a game with real life consequences. Each alien in the game is created based on a random file on the player's computer. If the player kills the alien, the file it is based on is deleted. If the players ship is destroyed, the application itself is deleted.