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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Malwarebytes Labs releases 2020 State of Malware Report

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:01:00 +0000

The 2020 State of Malware Report reveals how cybercriminals upped the ante on businesses, Mac threats outpaced PCs, and ransomware continued its targeted, deadly assault with new families in 2019. Learn all this and more in the full report, linked in our blog.

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Mac threat detections on the rise in 2019

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 18:40:06 +0000

For the first time ever, Mac threats broke into Malwarebytes’ top five overall detections of 2019. Take a look at this and other telemetry that shows Mac malware is certainly on the rise.

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New iOS exploit checkm8 allows permanent compromise of iPhones

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:48:42 +0000

A new exploit for iOS enables attackers to gain permanent access to iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and more—with zero potential for patching. Learn why this is possibly the biggest security news for iOS since its inception.

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