Author: Pete Turner / Source: Information Security Buzz
News has broken today that two new forms of malware have emerged (one spyware, the other ransomware) that target Macs specifically and are being offered for free on the dark web by their creators. Pete Turner, Consumer Security Expert at Avast commented below.
Pete Turner, Consumer Security Expert at Avast:
“The discovery of new ransomware and spyware variants which target Mac OS is hardly surprising, given the increase in open-source ransomware programs and licensed malware development found on hacking forums.
“Despite the smaller install base of Mac OS making any malware or ransomware strains less profitable for…
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