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Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers

Apple Users, Beware! A Nearly-Undetectable Malware Targeting Mac Computers

July 24, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Yes, even Mac could also get viruses that could silently spy on its users. So, if you own a Mac and think you are immune to malware, you ...
New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic

New MacOS Malware, Signed With Legit Apple ID, Found Spying On HTTPS Traffic

April 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Many people believe that they are much less likely to be bothered by malware if they use a Mac computer, but is it really true? Unfortuna...
Watch Out! First-Ever Word Macro Malware for Apple Mac OS Discovered in the Wild

Watch Out! First-Ever Word Macro Malware for Apple Mac OS Discovered in the Wild

February 09, 2017Swati Khandelwal
After targeting Windows-based computers over the past few years, hackers are now shifting their interest to Macs as well. The emergence of...
Newly Discovered Mac Malware with Ancient Code Spying on Biotech Firms

Newly Discovered Mac Malware with Ancient Code Spying on Biotech Firms

January 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a rare piece of Mac-based espionage malware that relies on outdated coding practices but has been us...
First Mac OS X Ransomware Targets Apple Users

First Mac OS X Ransomware Targets Apple Users

March 06, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Mac users, even you are not left untouched! The World's first fully functional Ransomware targeting OS X operating system has be...
VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

November 19, 2015Mohit Kumar
Do Mac Computers Get Viruses? Yes, Of Course, they do!  According to stats, malware for MAC OS X has appeared five times more in...
Cyber Espionage Group Ported Windows Malware to Mac

Cyber Espionage Group Ported Windows Malware to Mac

September 05, 2014Wang Wei
Till now we have seen a series of different malware targeting Windows operating system and not Mac, thanks to Apple in way it safeguard ...
Mac OS X Flashback Trojan is still alive, recently infected 22,000 Apple machines

Mac OS X Flashback Trojan is still alive, recently infected 22,000 Apple machines

January 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Flashback Trojan, the most sophisticated piece of malware that infected over 600,000 Apple's Macs systems back in April, 2012 is sti...
Apple certified Mac Malware Captures and Uploads Screenshots without Permission

Apple certified Mac Malware Captures and Uploads Screenshots without Permission

May 17, 2013Mohit Kumar
Earlier this week, new Mac spyware was discovered on a computer at the Oslo Freedom Forum , which is an annual human rights conference. Dub...
New Mac malware opens secure connection for a remote hacker

New Mac malware opens secure connection for a remote hacker

February 20, 2013Mohit Kumar
A new malware threat for the Mac has been discovered that attempting to set up a secure connection for a remote hacker to connect through an...
 New Mac Malware 'Dockster' Found on Dalai Lama site

New Mac Malware 'Dockster' Found on Dalai Lama site

December 05, 2012Mohit Kumar
A new trojan horse app called Dockster is targeting Mac users by exploiting a known Java vulnerability CVE-2012-0507. The trojan is app...
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