Pirated Security Apps Are Being Used To Spread New Mac Ransomware

A new strain of malware targeting Mac users has been spotted. The malware, called ThiefQuest, is being pushed to would-be victims as part of an infected torrent download.

In a somewhat curious twist, the torrent actually contains a popular Mac security tool called LittleSnitch. LittleSnitch itself is a trustworthy and highly-useful piece of software that can tell users when other software on their Mac is trying to make stealthy network connections that could pose a security risk.

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