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The macOS was once thought to be a highly secured operating system. We’re starting to see more malware designed specifically to target macs. Once such example is the new MacOS information stealing malware named Atomic. The malware is designed to steal keychain passwords, files from the local filesystem, passwords, cookies and credit cards stored in browsers. It also attempts to steal data from over 50 cryptocurrency extensions. It is being sold to cybercriminals on Telegram as a $1,000 monthly subscription. The malware is sold as a dmg installer and come with a ready-to-use web panel for easy victim management.

This segment was created for the It’s 5:05 podcast