“A recent malware distribution campaign dubbed ‘VeryMal’ leverages an ancient technique called steganography — the hiding of secret information in plain sight — to distribute Mac malware,” Joshua Long reports for Intego. “The VeryMal campaign was caught distributing OSX/Shlayer, which was originally discovered by Intego researchers one year ago.”
“Users of Intego VirusBarrier X9 (part of Intego’s Mac Premium Bundle X9 suite) were already protected from this threat before the discovery of the VeryMal campaign,” Long reports. “If you aren’t a VirusBarrier X9 user and you think you might have downloaded a fake Flash Player, you can scan your Mac with VirusBarrier Scanner (available for free on the Mac App Store) to check for any infections.”
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