Mac malware

Pierluigi Paganini March 18, 2021
XcodeSpy Mac malware targets Xcode Developers with a backdoor

Unknown threat actors have been using a new XcodeSpy Mac malware to target software developers who use Apple’s Xcode integrated development environment. Researchers at SentinelOne uncovered a series of attacks involving a new XcodeSpy used to deliver a custom variant of a backdoor tracked as EggShell. The EggShell allows threat actors to spy on users, capture […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 15, 2020
XCSSET Mac spyware spreads via Xcode Projects

A new Mac malware, tracked as XCSSET, spreads through Xcode projects and exploits two zero-day vulnerabilities, experts warn. XCSSET is a new Mac malware that spreads through Xcode projects and exploits two zero-day vulnerabilities to steal sensitive information from target systems and launch ransomware attacks. The first zero-day issue is used to steal cookies via […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2016
Expert developed a Mac malware that lies in wait for user to start video apps

Mac malware could spy on users by piggybacking on webcam sessions started by legitimate applications such as FaceTime, Skype and Google Hangouts. Security experts are worried about the presence of a new Mac malware in the wild that attempt to record video via the built-in webcam. The principal problem for this family of spyware is […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2013
Mac malware detected by Appelbaum at Oslo Freedom Forum

NEW MAC MALWARE HAS BEEN DISCOVERED BY JACOB APPELBAUM ON ATTENDEE COMPUTER AT OSLO FREEDOM FORUM WHERE IS DEBATED ALSO GOVERNMENT SURVEILLANCE. A new Mac Malware has been detected at recent Oslo Freedom Forum workshop, the concerning discovery has been made by the popular security expert Jacob Appelbaum. “Hundreds of the world’s most influential dissidents, innovators, journalists, philanthropists, and […]