Apple alerts users in 92 nations to mercenary spyware attacks

Apple sent threat notifications to iPhone users in 92 countries on Wednesday, warning them that may have been targeted by mercenary spyware attacks. The company sent the alerts to individuals in 92 nations at 12pm Pacific Time Wednesday. It did Read More …

Phishing Attack Targets Apple Users With Password Resets

If you suddenly receive dozens of password-reset notifications on your iPhone, watch out: You’re probably facing a devious phishing attack targeting Apple users. The malicious tactic is intended to to trick iPhone users into handing over access to their Apple Read More …

Unpatchable vulnerability in Apple chip leaks secret encryption keys

A newly discovered vulnerability baked into Apple’s M-series of chips allows attackers to extract secret keys from Macs when they perform widely used cryptographic operations, academic researchers have revealed in a paper published Thursday. The flaw—a side channel allowing end-to-end Read More …

Malicious meeting invite fix targets Mac users

Cybercriminals are targeting Mac users interested in cryptocurrency opportunities with fake calendar invites. During the attacks the criminals will send a link supposedly to add a meeting to the target’s calendar. In reality the link runs a script to install Mac Read More …

Warning: Fraudulent App Impersonating LastPass Currently Available in Apple App Store

LastPass would like to alert our customers to a fraudulent app attempting to impersonate our LastPass app on the Apple App Store. The app in question is called “LassPass Password Manager” and lists Parvati Patel as the developer. The app Read More …

Apple warns of “privacy and security threats” after EU requires it to allow sideloading

Despite several warnings about the risks, Apple will allow European iPhone owners to install apps obtained from outside the official App store (sideloading). These drastic changes are brought about to comply with the European Union’s (EU) Digital Markets Act (DMA). Read More …

New macOS backdoor stealing cryptowallets

A month ago, Kaspersky researchers discovered some cracked apps circulating on pirating websites and infected with a Trojan proxy. The malicious actors repackaged pre-cracked applications as PKG files with an embedded Trojan proxy and a post-install script initiating the infection. Read More …

A lightweight method to detect potential iOS malware

In 2021 and 2022, Kaspersky researchers had the privilege of working on a few Pegasus malware infections on several iPhone devices. The iPhones were Initially given to them by their partners for general security checks before the researchers discovered the Read More …

Atomic Stealer rings in the new year with updated version

Last year, Malwarebytes Labs researchers documented malware distribution campaigns both via malvertising and compromised sites delivering Atomic Stealer (AMOS) onto Mac users. This stealer has proven to be quite popular in the criminal underground and its developers have been adding Read More …