Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Apple Blocks Comms-snooping Malware

Apple has moved to thwart a malware attack that used a legitimate – probably hijacked – developer certificate, by revoking the cert. Check Point wrote up the malware last week, calling “OSX/Dok” “the first major scale malware to target OSX users via a coordinated email phishing campaign”. A hapless user who okayed all the stages of infection would end up having all their communications snooped – even HTTPS sessions encrypted with SSL.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register

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