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Run-of-the-Mill Mac Trojan in the Wild

Nothing new here: Ars Technica reports on a new trojan horse, disguised as a QuickTime player update, that hijacks DNS requests, sending the victim to the attacker's Web site of choice. Common sense helps you avoid 99 percent of trojans and this case is no different - if an untrusted Web site instructs you to download and install some piece of software, don't do it.

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