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Mac Users Beware: New Malware steals from Cryptocurrency Wallets
February 04, 2019

According to “The Hacker News”, Mac users need to beware of a newly discovered piece of malware that steals their web browser cookies and credentials in an attempt to withdraw funds from their cryptocurrency exchange accounts. The malware has specifically been designed to target Mac users and is believed to be based on DarthMiner, another Mac malware that was detected in December last year.

The most interesting capabilities of the new Mac malware is to steal:

  • Both Google Chrome and Apple Safari browser cookies associated with popular cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet service websites.
  • Usernames, passwords and credit card information saved in the Chrome web browser.
  • Cryptocurrency wallet data and keys.
  • iPhone's text messages of victims stored in iTunes backups.
To read the article in full, kindly follow the link below:
https://thehackernews.com/2019/02/mac-malware-cryptocurrency.html
 
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