[OS X TeX] OT: effective Macintosh Trojan in the wild

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Wed May 4 11:25:11 CEST 2005

Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Turning finally to Google gives this <http://www.computing.net/mac/ 
> wwwboard/forum/10972.html>, which corresponds exactly to the same  
> symptoms and is fairly recent (reports on the problem started May 2).  

The "Trojan" is actually the antivirus program itself. Norton AV 
believes to find a virus signature in a swap file and "sanitizes" the 
swap file, thereby crashing the system.


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