New Mac malware masquerades as iTerm2, Remote Desktop and other apps

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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Macs turn on apps signed by Symantec, treat them as malware

Apple has called time on dodgy Symantec certificates, causing software like Citrix’s ReceiverHelper to be identified as malware.

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OSX.XLoader hides little except its main purpose: What we learned in the installation process

We dig into OSX.XLoader, also known as X Loader, which is the latest threat to macOS that bears some similarities to novice malware.

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Apple shines and buffs Mac security—Is it enough to stop today’s malware?

Apple is ramping up its security efforts, but its go-it-alone approach risks shutting allies out and protecting attackers.

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How your iPhone could tell you if you’re being stalked

The latest Apple iOS beta suggests that iPhone users will be warned about hidden tracking devices in the future, but questions remain.

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A week in security (January 11 – January 17)

A roundup of the past week’s breaking security news, from January 11 to January 17th.

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Adobe Flash Player reaches end-of-life

Adobe Flash Player has reached end-of-life. Here’s why you might want to uninstall it.

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Apple’s notarization process fails to protect

Apple introduced the concept of notarization to ensure any new software submitted to the App Store is malware-free. But is it all for show?

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Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all

We discovered a new Mac malware, ThiefQuest, that appeared to be ransomware at first glance. However, once we dug in deeper, we found out its true identity—and intention.

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New Mac ransomware spreading through piracy

We analyze a new Mac ransomware that appears to encrypt user files with a bit of a time delay.

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