OSX/Dok Virus for MacOS

OSX/Dok is a Trojan horse that is capable to bypass Apple’s protections and hijack all traffic entering and leaving your Mac without your knowledge. Unfortunately, the malware used to have a legitimate certificate, thus the macOS’s Gatekeeper would not prevent its execution. However, after Apple...

Meltdown and Spectre Viruses for MacOS

The Meltdown and Spectre viruses allow hackers to steal your data. Meltdown involves a “rogue data cache load” and it can enable a user process to read kernel memory. While Spectre could be either a “bounds check bypass,” or “branch target injection” which could make...

MacDownloader Virus for MacOS

MacDownloader is a fake update to the Adobe Flash Player. As soon as the installer is run you’ll get an alert saying that adware is present on your Mac. Then, you’ll be asked to click to “remove” the adware, and when you enter your password...

KeRanger Virus for MacOS

The KeRanger virus is ransomware. Usually, it infiltrates your Mac bundled with unreliable software and encrypts the files you store onto the system. If this happens, you have two options – either say “Good bye” to your data for good or pay the ransom asked...

CookieMiner Virus for MacOS

One of the most popular macOS viruses is called CookieMiner. This malware was found in January 2019, and it is known for stealing cyber currency. The malware steals the users’ password and login information for their cyberwallets and obtains the browser authentication cookies. CookieMiner is...