The latest Mac malware to be discovered is called OSX.ZuRu. It spreads via infected apps from sponsored search results.

The legitimate and the malicious iTerm2 application bundles contain a massive number of files, including several Mach-O binaries. Moreover, the malicious version appears largely benign (as is the case with most applications that have been surreptitiously trojanized). As such, it takes us a minute to uncover the malicious component.

Check It Out: ‘OSX.ZuRu’ Malware Spreads From Trojanized Apps via Sponsored Search Results

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  1. Lee Dronick

    Doesn’t a terminal app come with OSX? Also there are a number of terminal apps available in the walled garden.

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