The first macro based Word document malware has now been discovered that can attack Apple Mac computers. It’s suspected that it originates in Russia.
What can this do?
- Monitor webcams
- Access browser history logs
- Steal password and encryption keys.
Researchers have also discovered a virus called MacDownloader that spoofs A BitDefender Adware Removal tool and a Flash Update. It appears as a prompt to install a Flash Update. Clicking anything will launch the malware. It is designed to attack defense industry computers.