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New Mac backdoor

New Mac backdoor

by Igor Mikhaylov2017-01-20

Thomas Reed in his blog talks about the new Mac malware in 2017 year. He drew their attention to it, because it had not previously met. This malware program was extremely simplistic on the surface, consisting of only two files.


Thomas says enough about the script, as well as notes indications that malware is circulating is not detected for a long time. With this material you can find here.


The author notes in his reasoning that this program is easy to find and remove, despite the age and sophistication of this malware, it uses the same old unsophisticated technique for persistence. At the same time, in his opinion, this malware has not been noticed until now because it is being used in very tightly targeted attacks, limiting its exposure.

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