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 ...

A week in security (May 14 – May 20)

A roundup of security news from May 14 – May 20, including Mac malware, machine learning, advergaming, tech support scams, and much more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: facebookgdprmac malwaremachine ...
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 ...
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 ...
Running Firefox, OnyX or Deeper on your Mac? You might be mining cryptocurrency for a hacker

Running Firefox, OnyX or Deeper on your Mac? You might be mining cryptocurrency for a hacker

Three widely used Mac apps infected with cryptocurrency miners have been flagged by security researchers this week. The programs, distributed through third-party aggregators (i.e. not the official Mac App Store), need to ...

A week in security (January 29 – February 04)

A compilation of notable security news from January 28 to February 4, featuring PUPs, a new Mac malware, two new ransomware variants, robocalls, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: ...
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...) ...
Security Predictions for 2018 Point to Advanced Ransomware and More IoT Threats

Security Predictions for 2018 Point to Advanced Ransomware and More IoT Threats

With 2018 just weeks away, we can say with absolute certainty that 2017 hasn’t been a boring year in terms of security incidents. If anything, some malware outbreaks were serious enough to ...
Interesting disguise employed by new Mac malware HiddenLotus

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 ...

Week in security (November 20 – November 26)

Learn what happened in the world of security during the week of November 20 to November 26. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: bitcoinsfacebookimgurImgur breachKRACKmac malwareOSX.ProtonsecurityTerdot TrojantrojanUber breachweek in security (Read ...
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