Mac OS X Ransomware ‘A Matter of Time’

In need of a fresh example that cybercriminals are actively looking for ways to monetize infected Mac OS X hosts? Early-stage discussions at several web forums, including a PoC (proof of concept, source code included) Mac OS X blocker as well as potential GUIs for the ransomware, offer an insight into the potential to monetize OS X infected hosts using SMS-based ransomware.

In need of a fresh example that cybercriminals are actively looking for ways to monetize infected Mac OS X hosts? Early-stage discussions at several web forums, including a PoC (proof of concept, source code included) Mac OS X blocker as well as potential GUIs for the ransomware, offer an insight into the potential to monetize OS X infected hosts using SMS-based ransomware. Read the full article. [ZDNet]

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  • Anonymous on

    Silly humans... It was OLD! inflexable, and untrusted anymore. The new botnet with the Mac OSx and Android unix derrivatives have UNLIMITED capability and eternal lifespan. No matter who knows about it.

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