Russian security company Dr. Web recently analyzed one of the latest known variants of the Flashback malware for OS X, and in doing so revealed some interesting statistics regarding the infection rates of the malware -- which, by some perspectives, counters criticism of Apple's lapse in attention to security on OS X.
Since its initial findings of Flashback, Dr. Web has been continually gathering data from infected systems by using sinkhole techniques where its analysts took over the domains used by the malware and were able to intercept communications by the malware on infected systems. As part of the … Read more