Unmasking Mac malware – strategies for a growing threat


In recent years, cybercriminal groups have been ramping up their efforts to find vulnerabilities and create malware that will exploit the iOS or macOS.

Jamf’s latest annual threat landscape research tracked 300 malware families designed for macOS, and 21 newly created families in 2023. It’s not just the number of malware families that has risen, but also the type of threats seen. Whilst adware is still the primary issue and accounts for 36.77% of all detected Mac malware, we’re now seeing a greater proportion of dangers like trojans, ransomware, and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). It means that organizations that work inside the Apple ecosystem now have to contend with malware that poses significantly more risk than adware.

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Source: MSN News


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