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

Jon Hanson jkhanson at umich.edu
Thu May 5 02:12:29 CEST 2005

> Subject: OT: effective Macintosh Trojan in the wild
> From: "Bruno Voisin" <bvoisin at mac.com>
> Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 10:38:24 +0200
> In short, I've spent a couple of hours trying to get up and running
> the PowerBook G4 15" of a colleague, with no luck. The OS is Panther
> 10.3.9. Since last Monday, the PowerBook is freezing several times a
> day, with Norton Antivirus (installed on that particular Mac) popping
> up a dialog about Hacktool.Underhand in a file swapfile1 that cannot
> be repaired. Problem is, there's nothing about this Trojan at
> Symantec's site, and no file swapfile1 on my colleague's disk
> (looking for both visible and invisible files on the whole disk).

Macintouch provides this link to instructions for removing this Trojan:



Jon Hanson
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