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Malware Library. Threats targeting Macs.

Mac malware exists in all shapes and sizes and new digital parasites evolve every day. Whether it’s adware, trojan horses, keystroke loggers, viruses or other spyware, stay up-to-date and discover more information about the latest threats targeting your Mac here.


    • Type:
    • Ransomware
    • Platform:
    • Mac OS X
    • Last updated:
    • 01/17/23 6:53 pm
    • Threat Level:
    • High


Filecoder is ransomware that is distributed on BitTorrent filesharing networks and arrives disguised as a cracking program for pirated software. Once run, the ransomware encrypts files on the infected computer. Decryption is not possible due to bugs in the malware’s code, even if the infected user paid the ransom to unlock their files.

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