“Activator” Alert: MacOS Malware Hides in Cracked Apps, Targeting Crypto Wallets

In a recent development, Kaspersky, the global cybersecurity company, has identified a worrying trend for MacOS users across the globe. The company issued an “Activator” alert revealing a previously undocumented stealer malware hiding within cracked apps. This novel threat is specifically designed to target Apple MacOS users running versions Ventura 13.6 and later, irrespective of the machine running on Intel chips. The main purpose of this malware appears to be to infect systems and steal their cryptocurrency wallet data and other system information. This discovery signifies both a new breach within MacOS security and illuminates a fresh vulnerability within Apple’s software technology, showcasing the constant need for cybersecurity vigilance and upgradation.

Published: Tue, 23 Jan 2024 17:57:00 +0530