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 be immediately uninstalled if users are to stay out of harm’s way. Earlier this week, researchers found fake or otherwise modified versions of
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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: a week in securitycryptominingmac malwareransomwarerecapweekly blog roundup (Read more...) The post A week in security (January 29 – February 04) appeared first...
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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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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 affect almost every country on the map, while dome data breaches have jeopardized the personal information of hundreds of millions of users
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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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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 more...) The post Week in security (November 20 – November 26) appeared...
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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: 3rd quarterandroid malwareastrumbreachcerbercybercrimecybercrime tactics and techniquesemotetEquifaxexploit...
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