DazzleSpy: Pro-democracy org hijacked to become macOS spyware distributor

Researchers have uncovered a new strain of macOS malware in targeted attacks against visitors to a Hong Kong pro-democracy radio station website.

The website was used to facilitate a watering hole attack and to serve a Safari browser exploit to visitors, leading to the deployment and execution of spyware on victim machines.

Dubbed DazzleSpy by ESET researchers, the malware is a backdoor for conducting surveillance on an infected Mac.

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Source: ZDNet