Atomic Stealer malware strikes macOS via fake browser updates

The ‘ClearFake’ fake browser update campaign has expanded to macOS, with Atomic Stealer (AMOS) malware targeting Apple computers.

The ClearFake campaign began in July of this year, with the goal of targeting Windows users with bogus Chrome update prompts that appear on compromised sites via JavaScript injections.

Guardio Labs discovered a significant development for the malicious operation in October 2023, which used Binance Smart Chain contracts to conceal its malicious scripts supporting the infection chain in the blockchain.

The operators used this technique, dubbed “EtherHiding,” to distribute Windows-targeting payloads, including information-stealing malware such as RedLine read more Atomic Stealer malware strikes macOS via fake browser updates.

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