SophosLabs has received a few new samples of the malware – which can be used both to launch denial-of-service attacks and by remote hackers to gain access to your computer.
The new versions, which Sophos is adding detection for as OSX/Tsunami-Gen, are builds for 32-bit Intel x86 and PowerPC Mac computers, whereas the original version was 64-bit only. In addition, the new samples use a different IRC domain for their command & control server.
Some folks have questioned why the computer security industry has dubbed this threat “Tsunami”, and I must admit that I find myself feeling somewhat…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.