Previously Undetected Malware infects 30K Mac’s
There’s a popular stereotype that Apple’s computers are mostly immune to malware. That is incorrect.
A security firm named Red Canary was the first to discover this malware in August of 2020. They have named it “Silver Sparrow.”
- Clipping Silver Sparrow’s wings: Outing macOS malware before it takes flight
- New malware found on 30,000 Macs has security pros stumped
- Second malware strain targeting Apple’s new M1 chip identified
- Free tools I use, “KnockKnock” and “BlockBlock” that can stop this type of attack can be found at Objective See.