Had a Mac before it was cool to have Macs. Self-trained Apple security expert. Amateur photographer.
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.
December 16, 2019 - 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.
September 27, 2019 - 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.
August 30, 2019 - Google announced late last night that hacked websites have been used to drop iPhone malware on unsuspecting users over a two-year period. Thomas Reed investigates.
June 20, 2019 - A new Mac cryptominer we call Bird Miner was found on pirated music production software that interestingly runs via Linux. Learn how this unique malware attempts, and ultimately fails, at using stealth techniques.