Mac adware is more sophisticated and dangerous than traditional Mac malware

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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A week in security (December 16 – 22)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 16 – 22, including rise of Mac threats, COPRA, Spelevo exploit kit, the security fails of the 2010s, and much more.

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Mac threat detections on the rise in 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.

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