New AdLoad malware variant slips through Apple's XProtect defenses.


Apple’s YARA signaturebased XProtect builtin antivirus technology is allowing a new AdLoad malware version to infect Macs as part of several campaigns.

AdLoad will install a ManintheMiddle (MiTM) web proxy once it has infected a Mac in order to hijack search engine results and inject adverts into online pages for monetary benefit.

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