...composed of an indefinite, perhaps infinite number of hexagonal galleries...

© 1994-2017. David Sklar. All rights reserved.

Pollute the Pirated Software Pool, Part II

About eight months ago, I wrote a blog entry about the possibility of malware posing as pirated mainstream software. A recent MacWorld article describes it actually happening. A file available via Limewire pretends to be a demo of Word 2004 for the Mac. When you download it and run it, it wipes your files.

How many people out there who would never click on an attachment in a strange e-mail run programs that they find on P2P networks? It’s all untrusted data and it’s just going to get worse.

Tagged with security