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New Dok Mac Malware Gets Complete Access to Victim's Traffic, Even if Encrypted
28 April 2017, 10:49 pm

A new Mac malware was discovered in the wild, which doesn't happen all too often. Dok, as it was dubbed, might very well be the first major scale malware directed at Mac owners through a coordinated email phishing campaign. 

The discovery was made by security researchers from Check Point who say that the malware affects all OSX version, and is virtually undetectable on VirusTotal. What makes matters worse is that the malware is signed with a valid developer certificate authenticated byApple. 

Once the infection is complete, the attackers managed to gain complete access to all victim communications, including those encrypted by SSL. 

The security researchers discovered that the malware mostly targets European users. The phishing technique used is quite elaborate. For instance, one German user was sent a message regarding a supposed inconsistency in their tax returns. ... (read more)

Source: Softpedia News / Security

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