VIDEO: Cross-platform malware runs on Windows, Mac and Linux


We made a quick video demonstrating the much-talked about “Boonana” malware threat, also being compared to Koobface as it appears that cybercriminals have been distributing links to it via Facebook, tempting unsuspecting users with the promise of a video.

The reason why this malware is interesting is that it doesn’t just affect Windows users, but can hit Mac OS X and Linux users too.

But don’t just take my word for it, check out the video.

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You can learn more about this malware threat in the post we made yesterday.

Remember, although there is much more malware affecting the Windows platform than any other operating system, that doesn’t make the likes of Mac OS X and Linux immune from threats.

Do you think users of non-Windows operating systems are too laid back about malware? Or are anti-virus companies hyping the threat? Leave a comment below and let us know your thoughts.