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

A new MacOS malware named “Activator” is reportedly hiding in cracked apps and targeting cryptocurrency wallets, posing a significant concern for Apple OSX users. Kaspersky, the cybersecurity firm that discovered this new threat, has indicated that the malware is designed to specifically target systems running macOS Ventura 13.6 and later, highlighting its ability to compromise both Intel-powered and Apple silicon Macs. The malicious software functions as a stealer, capable of extracting system information and cryptocurrency wallet data, potentially leading to significant financial loss for its victims.

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