Researchers Discover New Sophisticated Toolkit Targeting Apple macOS Systems


A group of harmful artefacts that are allegedly a part of an advanced toolkit targeting Apple macOS systems have been discovered by cybersecurity experts. Researchers from Bitdefender Andrei Lapusneanu and Bogdan Botezatu wrote in a preliminary assessment published on Friday that “as of now, these samples are still largely undetected and very little information is available about any of them.”

Based on an investigation of four samples that were submitted to VirusTotal by an unidentified victim, the Romanian company’s analysis. The sample was first submitted on April 18, 2023.x000D According to reports, two of the three dangerous programmes are common Python-based backdoors intended to attack Windows, Linux, and macOS systems. The payloads are referred to as JokerSpy altogether.

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