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Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new strain of ransomware called EvilQuest that is specifically targeting Apple macOS through pirated applications.
This is the second Mac malware discovered by K7 Computing, a global cybersecurity firm, after the fileless Trojan identified last December.
"EvilQuest demonstrates that cybercriminals rapidly evolve attacks on every platform" said J Kesavardhanan, Founder and CEO of K7 Computing.
Researchers at K7 Computing discovered new strains of ransomware targeting macOS.
The New Indian Express
Windows XP and Windows 7 were the most at risk as Microsoft has stopped providing updates and patches to these versions.
Times of India
In terms of mobile devices, the number of Trojan infections has increased by 14% and these can steal victims’ banking credentials.
The NEWS Minute
Other findings from K7 Computing’s Cyber Threat Monitor Report show that modern IoT gadgets are riddled with flaws and vulnerabilities which invite hackers to attack.
The Hindu Business Line
The ‘infection’ rate in Chennai stood at 42 per cent, followed by Patna at 38 per cent and Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata at 35 per cent each, says a press release from K7 Computing.
Chennai recorded the highest number of cyberattacks in the country during the January-March quarter of this year.
These attacks aimed to compromise computers and mobile devices to gain access to users' confidential data, banking details, and cryptocurrency accounts.