New strain of Mac malware Proton found after two years

New strain of Mac malware Proton found after two years

A new variant of the Mac malware Proton, which was rampant on macOS last year, has been found dating back to at least two years ago. Learn how this could still affect your Mac today. Categories: Mac Threat analysis Tags: AppleCalistomacProton malware (Read more...) The post New strain of Mac ... Read More

Mac malware targets cryptomining users

A new Mac malware called OSX.Dummy is being distributed on cryptomining chat groups that, even after being removed, leaves behind remnants for future malware to find. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: cryptominingcryptomining forumsmac malwareMalwarebytes for MacOSX.Dummy (Read more...) The post Mac malware targets cryptomining users appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
New Mac cryptominer uses XMRig

New Mac cryptominer uses XMRig

New Mac cryptominer malware is using the XMRig library to mine Monero on infected Macs. Categories: Mac Threat analysis Tags: ApplecryptominercryptominingmacMac cryptominerXMRig (Read more...) The post New Mac cryptominer uses XMRig appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
Seven security tips for staying safe on an iPhone

Seven security tips for staying safe on an iPhone

iPhones have a reputation for being incredibly secure. However, using an iPhone is not an automatic guarantee of invulnerability. These seven tips will help make sure your iPhone is the digital fortress it was meant to be. Categories: Mac Tags: AppleiOSiPhoneiphone securitymobile phone security (Read more...) The post Seven security ... Read More
New Crossrider variant installs configuration profiles on Macs

New Crossrider variant installs configuration profiles on Macs

A new variant of the Crossrider adware has been spotted that is infecting Macs in a unique way, using a configuration profile to keep its effects resident in the system. Categories: Mac Threat analysis Tags: Advanced Mac Cleaneradwareconfiguration profileconfiguration profilescrossridermac (Read more...) The post New Crossrider variant installs configuration profiles ... Read More
CyberByte steals Malwarebytes’ intellectual property

CyberByte steals Malwarebytes’ intellectual property

CyberByte has stolen Malwarebytes' intellectual property, and has been using our data without permission in their CyberByte Antivirus software. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: CyberBytefake avmacMalwarebytes for Macpotentially unwanted programsPUPs (Read more...) The post CyberByte steals Malwarebytes’ intellectual property appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
GrayKey iPhone unlocker poses serious security concerns

GrayKey iPhone unlocker poses serious security concerns

GrayKey, an iPhone unlocker, is secretly being marketed to law enforcement. Thanks to an anonymous source, we now know how the device works—and the danger it presents to security. Categories: Privacy Security world Tags: graykeygrayshiftiOSiPhoneiphone unlockerprivacy (Read more...) The post GrayKey iPhone unlocker poses serious security concerns appeared first on ... Read More
The state of Mac malware

The state of Mac malware

Mac users are often told that there are no Mac viruses. In reality, Mac malware does exist, as we'll see in this summary of 2018 Mac threats. Categories: Mac Tags: Applemacmac malwaremacOSosxThomas Reed (Read more...) The post The state of Mac malware appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
New Mac cryptominer has 23 older variants

New Mac cryptominer has 23 older variants

The new Mac cryptominer, OSX.CreativeUpdate, turns out to be older than we thought, with 23 variants found dating back to October 2017. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: macMac cryptominermac malwaremacOS (Read more...) The post New Mac cryptominer has 23 older variants appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
New Mac cryptominer distributed via a MacUpdate hack

New Mac cryptominer distributed via a MacUpdate hack

A new Mac cryptocurrency miner, called OSX.CreativeUpdate, was being distributed from the MacUpdate website, in the guise of known apps such as Firefox. Categories: Mac Threat analysis Tags: cryptominercryptominingmacmac malwareMacUpdatePlatypus (Read more...) The post New Mac cryptominer distributed via a MacUpdate hack appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
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