Apple Mac Hack Warning: North Korea Uses Fake Cryptocurrency Companies To Break Into macOS
The infamous North Korean hacking collective known as Lazarus Group is using a sophisticated new attack technique in order to compromise macOS systems, a security researcher has discovered.
In the first stage of the campaign, the threat actors set up a front company, called JMT Trading. The hackers then wrote an open-source cryptocurrency trading app, embedded macOS malware in it, and made the app available for download on the popular code-sharing platform GitHub. If a macOS user downloaded the app, it would provide the attackers with full control over their system.