New 'Silver Sparrow' Malware Infected Nearly 30,000 Apple Macs
Apple M1 chips have been previously been a target of malware and now once again have researches found new undetected malicious software. The malware was found in over 30,000 Macs running Intel x86_64 and in the iPhone with M1 processors.
The malware was named Silver Sparrow by the cybersecurity firm Red Canary. First upload to VirusTotal was August last year and the latest variant not even a month old.
Red Canary explains in detail how the malware works and show the difference between both versions.
Even if you are using a Mac, you could be a potential target of malicious software and hacker attacks and should consider consulting professional cyber security experts to examine your laptops and infrastructures for vulnerabilities before those devices get infected.