Kaspersky Labs recently discovered previously unknown malware, highlighting a concerning threat to macOS users who use pirated software.
This malicious software goes beyond infiltrating computers; it replaces legitimate Bitcoin and Exodus wallets with compromised versions, putting users' digital assets at risk. The researchers reveal that the hackers behind this malware are actively refining it, hinting at an upcoming campaign.
Trojan Proxies Emerges
In December, researchers exposed a new "family" of trojan proxies that hackers employed to compromise legitimate apps downloaded from unauthorized sources. This tactic involves cracking genuine applications, creating a significant security risk for unsuspecting users.
Unraveling the Intricacies
The malware explicitly targets macOS versions 13.6 and above. Hackers exploit an activator box to capture a user's computer security password.