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27 August 2014
02 May 2018
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OSX.Freezer is a Trojan horse that may perform malicious activities on the compromised computer.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 27 August 2014 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version 31 May 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version 27 August 2014 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version 01 June 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 27 August 2014
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Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama