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World Map Infection Report

This is the global picture of “MacAccess” infection as reported by users through this blog.  This is just small data but looking on mathematical perspective considering percentage of Mac users per continent, I believe the infection is not isolated but definitely in-the-wild. Perhaps, the author could show more infection report – Obviously, it’s giving them good numbers to the extent that these threats remain online and evolving.


Wondering why attackers are interested in Mac? Here’s an interesting trend as published by NetApplications Market Share.


  1. February 11, 2009 at 7:53 am

    Count me in… I got the virus from a driver file for my new SATA card. VirusBarrier found it, but it had removed my ability to create and activate a root user, so right now I’m reinstalling 10.5 from scratch (sigh). The infected machine is unplugged from the internet, and I’m using my MacBook to write this. First virus I’ve had in 31 years of computing…

    • Methusela Cebrian Ferrer
      February 11, 2009 at 10:17 am

      Thanks for this feedbackTracy!

      Yes, it’s unfortunate that these attackers are starting to make a serious business here. Anyway, feel free to drop-by anytime.

  2. February 11, 2009 at 9:43 am

    Great !
    Probably the connections from Cal and Italy are made by My MAC 🙂 ! But good job man, I like a lot your blog !
    Please continue to sharing information like your blog does !

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