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Last week, we wrote about a script-based malware targeting Mac users. Yesterday, the folks from avast! revealed a Windows version. Here is a summary of the difference between the Windows and OS X version: Our Windows users are already protected by our cloud technology.

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On Monday, Malwarebytes researcher Jerome Segura posted a nice write up (and video) about FBI themed ransom scams targeting users of Apple Mac OS X. The basics are as such:   •  Segura discovered the scam via a Bing Images search for Taylor Swift.  •  A compromised site hosting the image linked to a webpage mimicking police ransomware.  •  Only it […]

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There’s another case of Backdoor:OSX/KitM.A in the wild. A German-based investigator reached out to us yesterday regarding OSX/KitM. (We wrote about it last week.) KitM stands for “Kumar in the Mac”, which is our designation for spyware — related to OSX/Filesteal a.k.a. OSX/HackBack — that is signed using an Apple Developer ID in the name […]

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