Mac OS X
This backdoor is noteworthy because this is the new and currently under development remote administration tool (RAT) for MAC OS X platforms.
To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Backdoor, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.
This OSX malware has a Windows counterpart, which Trend Micro detected as BKDR_MUSMINIM.A.
This is a remote administration tool (RAT) that has specific capabilities.
This backdoor may be unknowingly downloaded by a user while visiting malicious websites. It may be manually installed by a user.
26 Feb 2011
Compromises system security, Displays a fake graphical user interface (GUI)
This backdoor may be unknowingly downloaded by a user while visiting malicious websites.
It may be manually installed by a user.
Based on analysis of the codes, it has the following capabilities:
28 Feb 2011
28 Feb 2011
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as OSX_MUSMINIM.A. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.