OSX Pirrit: Why You Should Care about Malicious Mac Adware


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Adware isn’t taken seriously, especially threats targeting Macs. But OSX Pirrit, which can obtain root access and has components found in malware, shows that adware can become a huge security issue. Amit Serper will explain how OSX Pirrit works, why security professionals may want to rethink how commodity threats are handled and why Macs aren’t as secure as people think.

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Amit Serper

Principal Security Researcher, Cybereason

Hackers & Threats

hackers & threats security awareness endpoint security


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