Mac OS X
Threat Type: Trojan
In the wild: Yes
Dropped by other malware
This malware is the Flashback Mac Trojan Horse that installed by exploiting two certain Java vulnerabilities.
To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Trojan, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.
This Trojan may be dropped by other malware.
It executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system. As of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.
It deletes itself after execution.
24 Feb 2012
This Trojan may be dropped by the following malware:
This Trojan accesses the following websites to download files:
It saves the files it downloads using the following names:
It then executes the downloaded files. As a result, malicious routines of the downloaded files are exhibited on the affected system.
As of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.
This Trojan deletes itself after execution.
It does not perform its download routine if one of the following files or folders are present:
- /Library/Little Snitch
26 Feb 2012
26 Feb 2012
Remove the malware/grayware file that dropped/downloaded OSX_FLASHBCK.DL
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as OSX_FLASHBCK.DL. 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.
To delete the downloaded file:
- Open a Terminal window. To open a terminal window, double-click Applications > Utilities > Terminal in Finder.
- In the Terminal window, type the following command:
- Close Terminal by pressing ⌘ (Command) + Q.
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