Mac OSX Gets Hit With Remote Access Trojan

Mac OS X Lion

The Mac OSX operating system used to be able to fly under hackers’ radar when it came to making malicious viruses. Now, a Remote Access Trojan virus can be installed on Macs that gives hackers access to your machine. The back door virus most commonly infects computers that downloaded pirated software.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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