May 1, 2017 - On Friday a sophisticated Mac Trojan was discovered, called OSX.Dok, which installs malware designed to intercept all HTTP and HTTPS traffic. This morning, Adam Thomas, a Malwarebytes researcher, found a variant of the OSX.Dok dropper that behaves altogether differently and installs a completely different payload.
April 28, 2017 - Most Mac malware tends to be unsophisticated. Although it has some rather unpolished and awkward aspects, a new piece of Mac malware, dubbed OSX.Dok, breaks out of that typical mold.
February 23, 2017 - February has been a relatively busy month in the world of Mac malware, and now it has gotten busier with the appearance of the second piece of ransomware ever to affect macOS.
February 9, 2017 - Researchers Claudio Guarnieri and Collin Anderson recently discovered new Mac malware, which they have dubbed MacDownloader.
January 18, 2017 - The first Mac malware of 2017 was discovered by an IT admin, who spotted some strange outgoing network traffic from a particular Mac. This led to the discovery of a new piece of malware unlike anything I've seen before and the first new piece of malware for the Mac in 2017.
September 1, 2016 - In this article, we take a look at a couple important takeaways from 2 recent hacks on Transmission.
July 22, 2016 - We examine a cross-platform malware with a Mac payload and found the hackers behind it really didn't put that much effort into making it work on the Mac.
May 27, 2016 - Graham Cluley drew my attention the other day to an issue that has apparently been known to some for years, but was new to me: clipboard poisoning, an issue where a website can replace what you think is on your clipboard with something else. Although this seems like an insignificant issue on first glance, it turns out that there are some very serious implications.
July 17, 2013 - A Q&A about the Mac FBI "ransomware"
July 15, 2013 - For years, Windows users have been plagued by ransomware demanding several hundred dollars to unlock their computers. Now there's a growing market to attack Macs.