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Presently, many Mac users have a false sense of security due to the common notion that Macs can not get virus or malware. The main reason being that ten or even as recent as five years go Mac were rarely used by your average consumer. Now as they are increasing become more popular, largely due to IPhone and IPod,
Unfortunately, today's post is a Malware Alert for Mac users. The exploit it appears to be via Adobe Flash Player as reported in a article for Sophos, Mac malware evolves - time for Apple owners to wake up. The article also provides a link to how to check if this current Mac exploit has effected your Mac, if you wish to go straight to how to check follow the following link, Mac Flash/Trojan.
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Sophos, a IT security company, also has an article The short history of Mac malware: 1982 - 2011, I recommend Mac users read this brief history to be better informed in regards to security threats towards Mac computers.
Long story short, any technology is vulnerable in some form. The question for most virus/malware creators is which tech out there will make one famous.