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More Bang For Their Malware Buck

You probably know that most malware (viruses, trojans, etc) that runs on one platform does not run on another; typically a "Windows virus" can't infect a computer running Mac OS X, and so on. Well, in an effort to get more bang for their buck, malware writers have produced a new item that determines which operating system is being used, and then deploys the appropriate components to infect that particular machine. Antivirus company F-Secure reported this new wrinkle recently on it's blog.
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