Mac adware is more sophisticated and dangerous than traditional Mac malware
February 27, 2020 - Adware and PUPs can actually be far more invasive and dangerous on the Mac than "real" malware. We demonstrate with analysis of Crossrider, a sophisticated Mac adware that uses evasion and persistence techniques more complex than nation-state malware.
New iOS exploit checkm8 allows permanent compromise of iPhones
September 27, 2019 - A new exploit for iOS enables attackers to gain permanent access to iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, and more—with zero potential for patching. Learn why this is possibly the biggest security news for iOS since its inception.
New Mac cryptominer Malwarebytes detects as Bird Miner runs by emulating Linux
June 20, 2019 - A new Mac cryptominer we call Bird Miner was found on pirated music production software that interestingly runs via Linux. Learn how this unique malware attempts, and ultimately fails, at using stealth techniques.