Diversity in Recent Mac Malware

May 19, 2017 | Eddie Lee
Eddie Lee

Eddie Lee

Eddie Lee is a seasoned security professional with expertise in a variety of areas including: application security, security tool development, and reverse engineering. He occasionally speaks at security conferences and has been a part of a two-time 1st place CTF team at DEFCON. At AlienVault, he is a Security Researcher working with the Labs team.

May 19, 2017 | Eddie Lee

Diversity in Recent Mac Malware

In recent weeks, there have been some high-profile reports about Mac malware, most notably OSX/Dok and OSX.Proton.B. Dok malware made headlines due to its unique ability to intercept all web traffic, while Proton.B gained fame when attackers replaced legitimate versions of HandBrake with an infected version on the vendor’s download site. Another lower profile…