Security Newsletter
4 Dec 2023
New proxy malware targets Mac users through pirated software
Cybercriminals are targeting Mac users with a new proxy trojan malware bundled with popular, copyrighted macOS software being offered on warez sites. Proxy trojan malware infects computers, turning them into traffic-forwarding terminals used to anonymize malicious or illegal activities such as hacking, phishing, and transactions for illicit goods.
Selling access to proxies is a lucrative business that has given birth to massive botnets, with Mac devices not being spared by this widespread activity.
The latest campaign pushing proxy malware was discovered by Kaspersky, which reports the earliest submission of the payload on VirusTotal dates to April 28, 2023.
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