Tag Archives: MAC OS X

eScan Advisory on Ransomware

Ransomware is again in the news! Almost major social media, e-mails are infested with discussion forums on various ransomware and their adverse effects on the respective devices. eScan delves deep into the R&D again and resurfaces the advisory on the same. Overview of Ransomware … Continue reading

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New First OS X Ransomware Appears

eScan’s Threat predictions for 2016 proved to be correct! As we stated, “Ransomware creators would be looking to target new operating system such as Mac”, now we can see a new Ransomware known as KeRanger (Trojan.MAC.KeRangerRansom.A) was detected on Mac … Continue reading

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Apple Users In China Affected With Wirelurker Malware

US-based security firm discovered a new threat WireLurker, which is attacking iPhones and iPads through Apple’s Mac OS X operating system. WireLurker spreads from infected OS X Mac computers to iPhones and iPads via USB. WireLurker malware first attacked China’s … Continue reading

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Mac Users Beware, Your Machines Could Still Be Infected with iWorm Malware

iWorm, a malware discovered in late September, which had infected thousands of Mac systems is still prevalent in most Mac machines, according to researchers. Apple released an update for its XProtect antivirus engine to detect iWorm, which had infected thousands … Continue reading

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