Mac Malware MacStealer Spreads as Fake P2E Apps

Trend Micro researchers analyzed a Mac malware called MacStealer (detected by Trend Micro as TrojanSpy.MacOS.CpypwdStealer.A), a cryptocurrency wallet and information stealer disguised as a plagiarized version of a legitimate play-to-earn (P2E) game app. We posted a warning for users to avoid this threat early; this article discusses the technical details of the malware and the distribution techniques that threat actors use to infect devices and steal users’ information.

Their analysis was done on the original reported sample. The researchers have since discovered that MacStealer’s source code has been leaked via an online public scanning service.

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Source: Trend Micro