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Category: Malware

Type: Backdoor

Aliases: Clientsnow


Once installed on a Backdoor:OSX/Clientsnow allows a remote attacker to silently perform actions on the infected machine.


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Technical Details

Backdoor:OSX/Clientsnow appears to have links to the Ghostnet surveillance program allegedly used to spy on prominent activists in the Tibetan and Uyghur communities.

For more information, download the H1 2014 Threat Report.