macOS Cryptomining Malware on the Rise

macOS Cryptomining Malware on the Rise

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A review of the most recent Cryptojacking threats affecting Apple Mac users ... Read More
Inside Safari Extensions | Malicious Plugins Remain on Mojave

Inside Safari Extensions | Malicious Plugins Remain on Mojave

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In Part 2, we explore the pros and cons of Apple's new architecture and what it means for macOS malware & adware ... Read More
Inside Safari Extensions | Malware’s Golden Key to User Data

Inside Safari Extensions | Malware’s Golden Key to User Data

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A 2-part series looking at the technology behind macOS extensions and how malicious add-ons can steal passwords, banking details and other sensitive data ... Read More
5 “Safe Computing” Practices for macOS and Why They Aren’t Enough

5 “Safe Computing” Practices for macOS and Why They Aren’t Enough

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Phishing scams, trojans and ransomware are all live threats on Apple’s platform. Is it time for the macOS community to embrace Next Gen AV software? ... Read More
Mojave’s security “hardening” | User protections could be bypassed

Mojave’s security “hardening” | User protections could be bypassed

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Any local or remote user can bypass Apple’s new Full Disk Access requirement using ssh. Find out how to stay safe ... Read More
On the Trail of OSX.FairyTale | Adware Playing at Malware

On the Trail of OSX.FairyTale | Adware Playing at Malware

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An adware installer tries its best to avoid detection, but leaves behind more clues than intended ... Read More
OSX.Fruitfly recycled | macOS still vulnerable to ‘old’ Perl script

OSX.Fruitfly recycled | macOS still vulnerable to ‘old’ Perl script

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13-years in the wild and counting? macOS is still vulnerable to OSX.Fruitfly, which can easily be repurposed by other bad actors ... Read More
Command Line Intrusion | Mojave Blocks Admins, Too

Command Line Intrusion | Mojave Blocks Admins, Too

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MacOS Mojave's restrictions lock down user data, but pre-approval gives admins a 'backdoor' ... Read More
Automated macOS malware submissions “infecting” VirusTotal

Automated macOS malware submissions “infecting” VirusTotal

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Fake submissions on VirusTotal appear to inflate hits for certain kinds of macOS malware ... Read More
SentinelOne Detects Calisto, Installing Backdoor on macOS

We Nailed it! Calisto Detected installing Backdoor on macOS

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Even SIP-protected Macs allow Calisto trojan to install a backdoor and to copy password and keychains. See a demo of how SentinelOne will protect you ... Read More
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