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.
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Interesting disguise employed by new Mac malware HiddenLotus

A new piece of Mac malware called HiddenLotus is using a clever new trick to fool users into opening it. Categories: Mac Threat analysis Tags: Applefile quarantinehiddenlotusmacMac applicationsmac malwaremacOS (Read more...) The post Interesting disguise employed by new Mac malware HiddenLotus appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Keychain vulnerability in macOS

On Monday, Patrick Wardle, a respected security researcher at Synack and owner of Objective-See, sent a tweet about a keychain vulnerability he had found in macOS High Sierra. As his tweet showed, it is possible for a malicious app to extract, and then exfiltrate, keychain data from High Sierra, with passwords clearly exposed in plain text. Categories: Cybercrime Mac Cybercrime Malware Tags: AppleHigh SierramacmacOSmalwarePatreon (Read more...) The post Keychain vulnerability in macOS appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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