A week in security (Mar 6th – Mar 12th)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 6th to the 12th of March. This week, we look back at ransomware, exploit kits, and Mac security myths.

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Mac security facts and fallacies

There are many Mac security myths circulating among users. So how can you tell if the advice you’re reading is fact or fallacy? Read on to find out!

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Two new Mac backdoors discovered

On Valentine’s Day, Mac users got a special “treat” in the form of new malware. Now, weeks later, there are signs of yet another piece of malware looming. This brings the count of malware (as opposed to adware or other threats) discovered for macOS this year up to 4, in only two short months.

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Decrypting after a Findzip ransomware infection

The Findzip ransomware was discovered on February 22, 2017. At that time, it was thought that files would be irreversibly encrypted by this ransomware, with no chance of decryption. Turns out, that’s not quite true.

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Mac ransomware on piracy sites

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.

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