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

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat May 7 11:33:46 CEST 2005

On May 6, 2005, at 4:33 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 6 mai 05 à 16:24, Jason Davies a écrit :
>> can someone say more about this? A lot of people have reported  
>> this but
>> did'nt know what it was. Most have uninstalled the software. Any  
>> advice
>> appreciated (and will be passed on to other users)
> When installing, ClamXav creates a clamav group and a clamav user,  
> visible under NetInfo Manager and used (according to the doc) for  
> retrieving updates. Is that what you mean?

No, the clamav user is there on my system, even though I've never  
installed clamXav.

> According to the FAQ, there were problems with previous versions of  
> ClamXav, in that these user and group were not created completely  
> during the install, with the consequence that the Reset Password  
> utility on the OS X disks could no longer be used, leaving you in  
> the void should you forget your password.

I guess that that is fixed by default now.


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