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Tag: malware

  1. Apple updates XProtect to block new OSX/Leverage malware variant

    Following the discovery of a new version of OSX/Leverage, a backdoor first spotted in 2013…

  2. Mysterious Mac malware ‘FruitFly’ has infected hundreds of victims for years

    A mysterious piece of malware has been infecting hundreds of Mac computers for years…

  3. Watch out for ‘OSX Dok’ money stealing Mac phishing attack which mimics your online bank

    A recently discovered strain of Apple Mac malware has begun mimicking major banking websites…

  4. ‘Unprecedented’ ransomware attack slams businesses around the world

    It’s a new kind of terrorism, and it’s something we’re going to have to get used to seeing…

  5. McAfee says Mac malware continues to grow, but is again mostly adware

    McAfee tells us that the growth in Mac malware seen last year has continued into this year…

  6. Mac ransomware author is giving away malicious code to script kiddies

    Security researchers have discovered a ransomware variant that targets Macs…

  7. Russian hacker gang robbed Russian banks with over one million hacked Android phones

    On Monday, Russian officials announced a successful series of raids against a hacking gang…

  8. Apple blocks OSX/Dok communications-snooping malware

    Apple has moved to thwart a malware attack that used a legitimate…

  9. macOS malware OSX/Dok now blocked by Apple

    The malware, called OSX/Dok by Check Point, spreads via a phishing attack that…

  10. Nasty Mac malware bypasses Apple’s macOS Gatekeeper, undetectable by most antivirus apps

    We learned recently that macOS malware grew by 744% last year, though most of it…

  11. Antivirus software won’t save your Mac from future malware, but a variety of other protective software could prevent incursions

    Apple has managed to avoid attacks that first appear in the wild, usually nipping them…

  12. Russian Mac malware behind U.S. DNC hacks looks to steal passwords and iPhone backups

    he group behind one of the largest cyberespionage campaigns has been targeting Mac users…

  13. Russian cyberspies blamed for U.S. Democratic National Committee hacks are now targeting Apple Macs

    Security researchers have discovered a macOS malware program that’s likely part of the arsenal used by…

  14. ‘Trump Victory’ malware targets Mac users

    Mac users get an email. It includes a Word document called ‘U.S. Allies and Rivals Digest Trump’s Victory — Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.’ But when you click on it…

  15. Mac malware, possibly made in Iran, targets US defense industry

    Just because you’re using a Mac doesn’t mean you’re safe from hackers…

  16. How to rescue your Mac from malware corruption

    I’d never seen an attack like this on a Mac before in my life, and finding this kind of full-Mac hijack is very rare…

  17. Android malware that can infiltrate corporate networks is spreading rapidly

    An Android malware is spreading across app stores, including Google Play, and has the capability of stealing sensitive files from corporate networks…

  18. Malwarebytes warns of new Mac malware that could fool less-technical users

    If a user tries to open a file for which they don’t have a corresponding app…

  19. Over 10 million Android phones reportedly infected with Chinese malware

    At least 10 million Android devices have been infected by malware called HummingBad…

  20. Apple’s revolutionary iPhone is nine years old – and still no significant malware outbreaks

    Apple started selling the Apple iPhone nine years ago today…

  21. Google’s flawed Android is essentially unfixable

    The search and mobile giant on Monday released its monthly round of Android security fixes…

  22. Apple’s absolute advantage over Android

    A large part of the ongoing battle to keep a mobile device secure is to ensure that users’ devices…

  23. Fragmandroid: 95.4 percent of Google Android users are running an insecure operating system

    By comparison, Apple Inc. says 84% of iOS users are running its most recent and safest version…

  24. Former NSA security expert builds ransomware blocker for Mac

    A former NSA security expert has built a free, generic ransomware blocker for Mac…

  25. Hacker promises to kill Apple Mac ransomware before it becomes a nightmare

    Ransomware has become the scourge of the web in recent months…

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