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New malware”Silver Sparrow” is targeting both Intel and M1 Macs

A new piece of malware has been detected on almost 30,000 Macs (so far), and it appears that security types can’t quite pinpoint the malware’s motives. Researchers over at Red Canary, a security operations firm where the malware was first discovered, have named it “Silver Sparrow” (h/t Ars Technica). As of now, it’s been detected…

A brand new piece of malware has been detected on almost 30,000 Macs (thus far), and it seems that security types can’t quite pinpoint the malware motives.
Researchers over at Red Canary, a safety operations firm in which the malware was first discovered, have named it”Silver Sparrow” (h/t Ars Technica). As of this moment, it has been detected in 153 countries, with  a higher number of instances in the U.S., Canada, U.K, Germany, and France.
In a blog post, Red Canary clarified how it has been keeping your eye on the malware for more than a week (as of Feb. 18) and”neither we nor our research partners observed a final payload, leaving the ultimate goal of Silver Sparrow activity a mystery.” Read more. . .More about Mac, Malware, Tech, and Consumer Tech
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