‘ElectroRAT’ is the First Mac Malware Spotted in 2021

Mac malware ElectroRAT code

We’re barely a week into 2021 and a piece of Mac malware has already been spotted. Dubbed “ElectroRAT” its primary goal is to steal personal information from cryptocurrency users.

These [malicous] applications were promoted in cryptocurrency and blockchain-related forums such as bitcointalk and SteemCoinPan. The promotional posts, published by fake users, tempted readers to browse the applications’ web pages, where they could download the application without knowing they were actually installing malware.

Check It Out: ‘ElectroRAT’ is the First Mac Malware Spotted in 2021

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