February 17, 2021

Malware Is Now Targeting Apple’s New M1 Processor

Malwarebytes Mac security researcher Thomas Reed featured in WIRED on native M1 malware. “It definitely was inevitable—compiling for M1 can be as easy as flicking a switch in the project settings … I’m not at all surprised by the fact that it happened in Pirrit first. That’s one of the most active Mac adware families, and one of the oldest, and they’re constantly changing to evade detection.” 

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