Archive for the ‘Mac malware’ Category
After targeting Windows-based computers over the past few years, hackers are now shifting their interest to Macs as well.
The emergence of the first macro-based Word document attack against Apple’s macOS platform is the latest example to prove this.
The concept of Macros dates back to 1990s. You might be familiar with the message that reads: “Warning: This document contains macros.”
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Mac users, even you are not left untouched!
The World’s first fully functional Ransomware targeting OS X operating system has been landed on Macs.
Ransomware – one of the fastest-growing cyber threats – encrypts the important documents and files on infected machines and then asks victims to pay ransoms in digital currencies so they can regain access to their data.
Do Mac Computers Get Viruses?
Yes, Of Course, they do!
According to stats, malware for MAC OS X has appeared five times more in 2015 alone than the previous five years combined.
As malware for Macs is becoming more common, Google has decided to add support for Mac OS X malware detection to its VirusTotal web-based service.
VirusTotal — launched in 2004 and acquired by Google in