Latest Mac malware OSX/CrescentCore hides from security researchers

No fewer than six examples of Mac malware were discovered last month, including one which exploits a vulnerability in macOS Gatekeeper. The latest example – dubbed OSX/CrescentCore – takes steps to hide from security researchers. Security company Intego says it has found CrescentCore on multiple websites, posing as, you guessed it, a Flash Player updater […]

Mac malware discovered in the wild allows webcam photos, screenshots, key-logging

A security researcher has discovered a piece of Mac malware that allows an attacker to activate the webcam to take photos, take screenshots and capture keystrokes. Synack researcher Patrick Wardle says that the malware has been infecting Macs for at least five years, and possibly even a decade … more… 9to5Mac