Apple’s notarization process fails to protect

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 16:54:31 +0000

Apple introduced the concept of notarization to ensure any new software submitted to the App Store is malware-free. But is it all for show?

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Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:20:00 +0000

We discovered a new Mac malware, ThiefQuest, that appeared to be ransomware at first glance. However, once we dug in deeper, we found out its true identity—and intention.

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New Mac ransomware spreading through piracy

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:09:35 +0000

We analyze a new Mac ransomware that appears to encrypt user files with a bit of a time delay.

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New Mac variant of Lazarus Dacls RAT distributed via Trojanized 2FA app

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 06 May 2020 15:59:36 +0000

The Lazarus group improves their toolset with a new RAT specifically designed for the Mac.

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iOS Mail bug allows remote zero-click attacks

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 17:54:33 +0000

A newly-discovered vulnerability in iOS Mail can be used to attack an iPhone remotely using a malicious e-mail message, even if you’re running the latest version of iOS (13.4.1).

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Windows 7 is EOL: What next?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:37:08 +0000

Windows 7 is EOL, meaning it’s reached the end of its lifecycle. It’s time to move on to a more secure OS—but that doesn’t mean you no longer need security software.

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Mac adware is more sophisticated and dangerous than traditional Mac malware

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 18:34:48 +0000

Adware and PUPs can actually be far more invasive and dangerous on the Mac than “real” malware. We demonstrate with analysis of Crossrider, a sophisticated Mac adware that uses evasion and persistence techniques more complex than nation-state malware.

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