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DarthMiner Strikes Mac Empire

Researchers at Malwarebytes has uncovered another malware destroying the perception that Macs are naturally secure and robust enough to defend against the dark side. What researchers discovered is a malware targeting Mac systems that is fundamentally a combination of two open-source programs. The first being a backdoor and the second been a crypto miner. The malware has been named DarthMiner and if infected will definitely turn your system away from the light side. In the article published by Malwarebytes, it would seem that DarthMiner is distributed via a compromised application called Adobe Zii, which is marketed as an app which assists in the pirating of Adobe products. Rather the application does nothing of the sort, a fact hinted at by the use of a generic Automator applet icon. One would normally expect an app such as this to at least use a stolen Adobe Creative Cloud logo. If not an application to assist i...

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Boostertools.org POP-UP Redirect (Mac)

Boostertools.org is just another deceitful and untrustworthy website that is being promoted by other untrustworthy websites (that are designed to display fake system errors, scans and so on). As a rule, most users visit such websites inadvertently, they are redirected by potentially unwanted apps (adware-type PUAs). Installations (and/or downloads) of such apps usually are caused unintentionally. However, if/when installed these apps feed their users with a variety of online advertisements and gather browsing-related data. When installed, these adware-type PUAs cause redirects to untrustworthy websites by making web browsers to open them in a new tab or window. Users end up visiting boostertools.org when they click a "Download", "Remove" or some other button in a deceptive website which displays fake system errors, scans etc. Such deceptive sites are used to promote one or anot...

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