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This devious Mac malware has developers in its crosshairs

July 26, 2021

Via: Techradar

Malware analysts have shared new details about the infamous XCSSET malware that targets Mac devices around the world.

XCSSET first came into the spotlight in August 2020, when it was spotted inside Apple projects developed using the free Xcode integrated development environment (IDE). A variant of the malware was then discovered designed specifically to target M1-powered Macs.

Now, cybersecurity researchers at Trend Micro have once again found an updated version of the malware that’s taken on new features and can target popular apps including Telegram and Google Chrome.

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