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November 16, 2021 - We've heard of a number of cases recently where Apple's patched a vulnerability in macOS, but not all of the vulnerable system versions. Here's another example.

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September 21, 2021 - Beware Mac malware passing itself off as the popular power-user tool iTerm2, as well as Microsoft Remote Desktop, SecureCRT, and Navicat Premium.

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February 23, 2021 - Silver Sparrow is the first malware to include native code for Apple's new M1 chips, but why is its desired payload is blank?

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February 27, 2020 - 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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December 11, 2018 - Multiple new pieces of Mac malware have appeared in December, all distributed through different means, but all opening backdoors on infected computers.

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December 7, 2018 - New Mac malware is using the EmPyre backdoor and the XMRig cryptominer to drain processor power—and possibly worse.

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October 24, 2018 - New Mac malware has been found that intercepts encrypted traffic for the purpose of injecting ads into web pages. But could this adware be used for more devious purposes in the future?

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July 24, 2018 - A new variant of the Mac malware Proton, which was rampant on macOS last year, has been found dating back to at least two years ago. Learn how this could still affect your Mac today.

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July 2, 2018 - A new Mac malware called OSX.Dummy is being distributed on cryptomining chat groups that, even after being removed, leaves behind remnants for future malware to find.

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March 8, 2018 - Mac users are often told that there are no Mac viruses. In reality, Mac malware does exist, as we'll see in this summary of 2018 Mac threats, our State of Mac Malware report.

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