Mac Bots Attack!

There's news today that "the world's first Mac botnet" is in the wild. It's been followed by the predictable "see, I told you so" and "yeah, well it's only the one," with a side of "it's not a virus, it's a trojan" pedantry. As Brian Krebs (yes, that Brian Krebs) pointed out in the Washington Post, this isn't really a new issue. It's a flare-up of the low-risk iServices trojan that rode along with some BitTorrented versions of iWork and Photoshop back in January. The botnet is apparently attacking a site called

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