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New Mac malware to be aware of...


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#1 smax013

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Posted 11 July 2016 - 07:30 PM

There is some new Mac malware of which to be aware. Here is a blog post about it:

https://www.intego.com/mac-security-blog/eleanor-is-dangerous-mac-malware-that-can-steal-data/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=security_alert&utm_campaign=security_alert_eleanor_20160707&utm_content=read_more

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#2 smax013

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Posted 11 July 2016 - 07:36 PM

Some other links if you want to read more:

https://blog.malwarebytes.com/cybercrime/2016/07/new-mac-backdoor-malware-eleanor/

https://labs.bitdefender.com/2016/07/new-mac-backdoor-nukes-os-x-systems/

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Posted 11 July 2016 - 10:20 PM

Even Macs aren't free of malware. Its good thing Malwarebytes is available for Mac now. :)

This is why its always important to be cautious when installing any new software.

Thanks for sharing smax013.


Edited by SuperSapien64, 11 July 2016 - 10:21 PM.


#4 Tr4ce

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Posted 12 July 2016 - 03:16 AM

Yea, using eset on the macs in work at the mo. But you can protect them all you want, weak link will always be the user






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