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« on: February 24, 2017, 04:05:13 pm »

Patcher Ransomware Attacks macOS, Encrypts Files Permanently

Security researchers published details yesterday on a new ransomware for Mac, which calls itself "Patcher." The file-encrypting ransomware program finds its way onto macOS systems through BitTorrent websites, masquerading as an Adobe Premiere CC or Office 2016 patcher. Intego's malware research team has updated its VirusBarrier anti-virus definitions to detect all components of the ransomware, identified as OSX/Filecoder and OSX/Filecoder.fs. What […]

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