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Hackers Target macOS Users with Malicious Ads Spreading Stealer Malware
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Hackers Target macOS Users with Malicious Ads Spreading Stealer Malware

Two distinct stealer malware programs, Atomic Stealer among them, are being delivered to Apple macOS users through fraudulent advertisements and fake websites. According to a research released on Friday by Jamf Threat Labs, while the continuous infostealer assaults that target macOS users may have taken varied approaches to infiltrate their targets' Macs, their ultimate objective is still the theft of confidential information. One such attack chain uses false advertisements to trick people into visiting websites that seem similar to Arc Browser ("airci[.]net") and download malware. It's interesting to note that trying to browse the malicious website directly results in an error, according to security researchers Ferdous Saljooki, Maggie Zirnhelt, and Jaron Bradley. It is only acc...
Iranian Hackers Sophisticated Malware Targets Windows and macOS Users
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Iranian Hackers Sophisticated Malware Targets Windows and macOS Users

The spear-phishing attempts that infect Windows and macOS operating systems with malware have been connected to the Iranian nation-state actor known as TA453. "TA453 eventually used a variety of cloud hosting providers to deliver a novel infection chain that deploys the newly identified PowerShell backdoor GorjolEcho," Proofpoint claimed in a recent research. "When given the chance, TA453 transferred its malware and tried to start a NokNok infection chain with an Apple flavor. Additionally, TA453 used multiple persona impersonations in its never-ending spying mission read more Iranian Hackers' Sophisticated Malware Targets Windows and macOS Users. Stay one step ahead of cyber threats with ReconBee.com. Explore our comprehensive coverage of recent cyber attacks, cybersecurity awar...