Archive for the ‘Hacking Mac Computer’ Category

Beware!! New Windows .exe Malware Found Targeting macOS Computers

February 12th, 2019
A malicious Windows EXE file can even infect your Mac computer as well. Yes, you heard me right — a .exe malware on macOS. Security researchers at antivirus firm Trend Micro have discovered a novel way hackers are using in the wild to bypass Apple's macOS security protection and infect Mac computers by deploying malicious EXE files that normally run only on Windows computers. Researchers

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Website of Popular Mac Software Hacked to Spread Malware

May 8th, 2017

If you have recently downloaded the popular open source video transcoder app HandBrake on your Mac, there are chances that your computer is infected with a notorious Remote Access Trojan (RAT).

The HandBrake team issued a security alert on Saturday, warning Mac users that one of its mirror servers to download the software has been compromised by hackers.

In case you aren’t aware, HandBrake

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Watch Out! First-Ever Word Macro Malware for Apple Mac OS Discovered in the Wild

February 10th, 2017

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.”

Macro is a

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Apple Mac OS X Hits by Two Unpatched Zero-day Flaws

August 19th, 2015

Few days after Apple patched the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE privilege-escalation vulnerability in OS X Yosemite, hackers have their hands on another zero-day bug in its operating system that allows hackers to gain root privileges to Mac computers.

Italian teenager Luca Todesco (@qwertyoruiop) has discovered two unknown zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple’s Mac OS X operating system that could

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Unpatched Mac OS X Zero-day Bug Allows Root Access Without Password

August 4th, 2015

Hackers have their hands on something of your concern. A severe zero-day vulnerability in the latest, fully patched version of Apple’s Mac OS X is reportedly being exploited in the wild by the hackers.

The vulnerability could allow attackers to install malware and adware onto a target Mac, running OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) operating system, without requiring victims to enter system passwords,

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