Mac Threats


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.

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