August 5, 2015

Apple users hit by double security warning as first Mac malware that can install ‘adware’ revealed

Researchers from anti-malware firm Malwarebytes said a new malicious installer is exploiting the vulnerability to surreptitiously infect Macs with several types of adware including VSearch, a variant of the Genieo package, and the MacKeeper junkware.

Last month, Stefan Esser blogged about a zero-day vulnerability in OS X, without having informed Apple about the problem first.

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