OSX/Loosemaque [Threat Name] go to Threat

OSX/Loosemaque.A [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 3691880 B
Aliases Trojan.OSX.Gaslome.a (Kaspersky)
  OSX.Loosemaque (Symantec)
  Trojan:MacOS_X/Loosemaque.A (Microsoft)
Short description

OSX/Loosemaque.A is a game which also performs malicious actions.


The trojan does not create any copies of itself.

Payload information

Trojan deletes files in the user's home directory.

Other information

The trojan collects the following information:

  • user name

The trojan attempts to send gathered information to a remote machine.

The trojan contains an URL address. The HTTP protocol is used.

Some examples follow.

The trojan removes itself from the computer.

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