Any Mac user will say that one of the attractions is that Mac's are immune from hackers. Was this ever really true and have Mac users been lulled into a false sense of security? Mac computers are now being targeted by a new strain of malware created to infect the OS. Should we change the way we use our Macs?
Once viewed as nigh-on impregnable, Apple's reputation for secure products is being challenged once again, this time by ransomware-as-a-service. Ransomware is no respecter of reputation Mac computers are being targeted by a new strain of malware created to infect the OS. In a blog post, security researchers Rommel Joven and Wayne Chin Yick Low of Fortinet said that they detected ransomware created for MacOS that is being offered as ransomware as a service (RaaS) on the Dark Web.