Pierluigi Paganini June 21, 2019
Bird Miner, a macOS miner that runs by emulating Linux

Security experts at Malwarebytes have discovered a new macOS crypto miner, tracked as Bird Miner, that works by emulating Linux. Researchers at MalwareBytes have spotted a new cryptominer, tracked as Bird Miner, that targets macOS and emulates Linux. The malware spreads via a cracked installer for the music production software Ableton Live that is distributed […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 19, 2015
XARA data stealing flaws affect Apple iOS, OSX

A team of researchers from Indiana University discovered a number of XARA vulnerabilities in both Apple’s OS X and iOS that allows Apple Keychain crack. A team of researchers from Indiana University (Luyi Xing, Xialong Bai, XiaoFeng Wang, and Kai Chen lead by Tongxin Li, of Peking University, and Xiaojing Liao, of Georgia Institute of […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 30, 2012
Dalai Lama + Mac OS X = APT with Tibet malware

Another excellent discovery of the active experts of Kaspersky Labs that have identified a new variant of the malware used in Tibet against Uyghur hacktivists, a Turkic ethnic group living in Eastern and Central Asia. The instance of Tibet malware detected infects OS X machines and is spread following a consolidated schema for politically motivated […]