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“Activator” Alert: MacOS Malware Hides in Cracked Apps, Targeting Crypto Wallets
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“Activator” Alert: MacOS Malware Hides in Cracked Apps, Targeting Crypto Wallets

Users of Apple macOS have reported being infected by cracked software with a previously unreported stealer virus that can retrieve wallet and system data. According to Kaspersky, which discovered the artifacts in the wild, the virus can infect Mac computers with both Intel and Apple silicon CPU architectures because it is made to target devices running macOS Ventura 13.6 and later. The attack chains use disk image (DMG) files that have been booby-trapped and contain the program "Activator" as well as a pirated version of genuine software like xScope. If users manage to open the DMG files, they are advised to move both files into the Applications folder read more MacOS Malware Hides in Cracked Apps Targeting Crypto Wallets. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurity news and e...
Beware: MetaStealer Malware Targets Apple macOS in Recent Attacks
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Beware: MetaStealer Malware Targets Apple macOS in Recent Attacks

After MacStealer, Pureland, Atomic Stealer, and Realst, a brand-new information-stealing malware family by the name of MetaStealer has its eyes set on the Apple macOS operating system. According to a Monday investigation by SentinelOne security researcher Phil Stokes, "threat actors are actively targeting macOS businesses by posing as fake clients in order to socially engineer victims into launching malicious payloads." The targets of these assaults are approached by threat actors posing as potential design clients in order to share a password-protected ZIP package containing the DMG file, which is how MetaStealer is transmitted in these attacks read more MetaStealer Malware Targets Apple macOS in Recent Attacks. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cyber...
Rustbased Realst Infostealer Targeting Apple macOS Users’ Cryptocurrency Wallets
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Rustbased Realst Infostealer Targeting Apple macOS Users’ Cryptocurrency Wallets

A new malware family known as Realst has become the latest to attack Apple macOS devices, with one-third of the variants already built to infect macOS 14 Sonoma, the operating system's impending major version. The malware, written in the Rust programming language, is spread as phoney blockchain games and is capable of "emptying crypto wallets and stealing stored password and browser data" from both Windows and macOS PCs. Security researcher iamdeadlyz spotted Realst in the wild for the first time. "Realst Infostealer is distributed via malicious websites advertising fake blockchain games with names such as Brawl Earth, WildWorld, Dawnland, Destruction, Evolion, Pearl, Olymp of Reptiles, and SaintLegend," SentinelOne security researcher Phil Stokes wrote in a report read more Rustbas...
Apple Issues Urgent Patch for Zero-Day Flaw Targeting iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Safari
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Apple Issues Urgent Patch for Zero-Day Flaw Targeting iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and Safari

To fix a zero-day vulnerability that it said has been actively exploited in the wild, Apple has published Rapid Security Response upgrades for iOS, iPadOS, macOS, and the Safari web browser. When parsing carefully generated online content, the WebKit problem, identified as CVE-2023-37450, could enable threat actors to execute arbitrary code. The iPhone manufacturer claimed that has improved checks to address the problem. The problem was found and reported by an unidentified researcher. As is typical in situations like this, little is known about the type, scope, and threat actor who was responsible for the attacks read more Apple Issues Urgent Patch for Zero-Day Flaw Targeting iOS iPadOS macOS and Safari. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and raise your cybersecurity...
Researchers Discover New Sophisticated Toolkit Targeting Apple macOS Systems
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Researchers Discover New Sophisticated Toolkit Targeting Apple macOS Systems

A group of harmful artefacts that are allegedly a part of an advanced toolkit targeting Apple macOS systems have been discovered by cybersecurity experts. Researchers from Bitdefender Andrei Lapusneanu and Bogdan Botezatu wrote in a preliminary assessment published on Friday that "as of now, these samples are still largely undetected and very little information is available about any of them." Based on an investigation of four samples that were submitted to VirusTotal by an unidentified victim the Romanian company's analysis read more Researchers Discover New Sophisticated Toolkit Targeting Apple macOS Systems. Stay one step ahead of cyber threats with ReconBee.com. Explore our comprehensive coverage of recent cyber attacks, cybersecurity awareness, and the latest cybersecurity n...