Trojans instead of iTunes-update: Discovered attack through the ‘back door’ first cyber-attacks on iPad user Holzwickede, April 29, 2010 little Apple has brought its new iPad on the market BitDefender, malware writers already trying on the wave of success with to swim. BitDefender Antivirus expert has found out, are emails in circulation that apply a new iPad software update. We recommend the recipients to download a supposedly new version of iTunes via a link, to gain so the iPad update. The link in the email leads to an almost perfectly perceived to Apple’s website. Eventually, however, a backdoor Trojan that allows an attacker to access the computer data is installed.

“” The Trojan that the back door “opens on the compromised PC, identified BitDefender as Backdoor.Bifrose.AADY”. This pest enables complete data access for the respective attacker. He also reads serial numbers and product keys of software installed on the computer. Last but not least, the malware steals Passwords for Instant Messenger and email accounts. Currently only Windows users are affected. Mac users can feel safe about it.

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