19 Aug 2022

Infamous Lazarus hacking group targeting Mac users with fake job listings

Infamous North Korean hacking group Lazarus is attempting to target Apple Inc. Mac users via fake job offers. Detailed Aug. 16 by security researchers at ESET s.r.o on Twitter, the new Lazarus campaign involves phony emails impersonating Coinbase Inc. developer job listings. The fake job emails include an attachment containing malicious

Read More
20 May 2021

Apple Exec Calls Level of Mac Malware ‘Unacceptable’

Apple is using the threat of attacks as a defense mechanism in a case brought against the firm by Epic Games after a dispute involving the latter’s hit game, Fortnite. Apple made the decision to remove Fortnite from the Apple Store, claiming that it was circumventing developer fees required by

Read More
19 Feb 2021

Mac Malware Targeting Apple’s M1 Chip Emerges

A cybersecurity researcher named Patrick Wardle has uncovered the first piece of Mac malware that was potentially created specifically for devices running on Apple’s brand new M1 chip. Wardle specializes in Apple products and has created several open-source security tools for the brand. Wardle found the malware when rebuilding tools

Read More
05 Nov 2019

Microsoft Security Setting Ironically Increases Risks for Office for Mac Users

A critical security flaw in Microsoft Office for Mac puts users at risk of remote attacks, researchers with Carnegie Mellon University’s CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) have discovered. The flaw affects various Office for Mac versions, including Office 2016 and Office 2019. Ironically, the issue impacts users who have configured Microsoft

Read More
01 Feb 2019

Mac “CookieMiner” Malware Aims to Gobble Crypto Funds

Researchers with Palo Alto Networks have discovered a sophisticated new strand of Mac malware that uses a combination of techniques to steal cryptocurrency from online wallets or exchange accounts. The malware, dubbed CookieMiner, can steal browser cookies for popular cryptocurrency exchanges, passwords saved in Google Chrome and iPhone text messages

Read More