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New EvilQuest macOS ransomware is a smokescreen for other threats


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A new piece of ransomware dubbed EvilQuest is being delivered bundled up with pirated versions of popular macOS software, researchers warned. But the ransomware is also a smokescreen, as its “noisiness” is meant to hide other things happening on the system in the background: the installation of a keylogger and a reverse shell, and the exfiltration of files that contain valuable information (keys to cryptocurrency wallets, code-signing certificates, and more). About EvilQuest First spotted in … More

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