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

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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

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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

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