Saturday, February 18, 2006

New bluetooth worm

Close on the heels of OSX/Leap.A, the first Mac OS X trojan found in the wild, is yet another worm. This new menace has been dubbed OSX/Inqtana.A.

F-Secure describes OSX/Inqtana.A as a "Java based proof of concept bluetooth worm" and it appears that it will only affect systems running Tiger unpatched against CAN-2005-1333. F-Secure advises us that unlike Leap.A the new worm hasn't yet been seen in the wild...