Incidents

More rogueware for Mac

Well, we congratulated Mac on its 25th birthday – and then found some new rogueware. We’ve got two versions of this piece of malware and detect them both as not-a-virus:FraudTool.OSX.iMunizator.

By now, Windows users are used to programs which claim to detect problems on the computer, and then “offer” the user the chance to buy software to fix the problem. Mac users haven’t been subjected to this, perhaps because malware traditionally doesn’t target Macs, but this program is a clone of MacSweeper, which we first detected last year.

This program ups the figures that we gave over the weekend, and sounds a warning to Mac users to start approaching security in the same way that Windows users do.

More rogueware for Mac

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Reports

APT trends report Q3 2021

The APT trends reports are based on our threat intelligence research and provide a representative snapshot of what we have discussed in greater detail in our private APT reports. This is our latest installment, focusing on activities that we observed during Q3 2021.

Lyceum group reborn

According to older public researches, Lyceum conducted operations against organizations in the energy and telecommunications sectors across the Middle East. In 2021, we have been able to identify a new cluster of the group’s activity, focused on two entities in Tunisia.

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