New MaMi macOS malware is hijacking DNS settings

  • A new macOS malware called MaMi can hijack DNS settings, install root certificates, and otherwise compromise macOS machines. Its attack vector is currently unknown.
  • Not all antivirus engines can detect MaMi yet, so keep your definitions up to date and run regular scans to ensure none of your machines are infected.

Security researcher Patrick Wardle has dug into a recently discovered macOS malware he’s dubbed “MaMi,” and his findings show that it has the potential to do serious damage.