As noted by “Macworld UK” (, Symantec’s estimations suggest that the Flashback MacBot has been reduced from 142,00 on Monday to 99,000 on Tuesday.

“The statistics from our sinkhole are showing declining numbers on a daily basis,” the security specialist writes in a blog post ( “However, we had originally believed that we would have seen a greater decline in infections at this point in time, but this has proven not to be the case.”