New Ransomware strain discovered targeting macOS users

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  1. mood

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    New ThiefQuest ransomware discovered targeting macOS users
    ThiefQuest ransomware encrypts macOS systems but also installs a keylogger and a reverse shell for full control over infected hosts
    June 30, 2020

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-evilquest-ransomware-discovered-targeting-macos-users/
    Objective-See: OSX.EvilQuest Uncovered
     
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    Free decryptor available for ThiefQuest ransomware victims
    July 7, 2020
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/free-decryptor-available-for-thiefquest-ransomware-victims/
    SentinelOne: Breaking EvilQuest | Reversing A Custom macOS Ransomware File Encryption Routine
     
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    Hidden purpose of Mac ‘ransomware’ EvilQuest is data exfiltration, say researchers
    July 8, 2020
    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/sec...ilquest-is-data-exfiltration-say-researchers/
    Malwarebytes: Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all
    SentinelOne: “EvilQuest” Rolls Ransomware, Spyware & Data Theft Into One
     
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