Monday, August 31, 2020

Apple Accidentally Approved Malware to Run on MacOS

By "accidentally" approved they mean it wasn't Apple's homebrew malware known as iOS or macOS.

The campaign is distributing the ubiquitous "Shlayer" adware, which by some counts has affected as many as one in 10 macOS devices in recent years. T It's not clear how Shlayer slipped past Apple's automated scans and checks to get notarized, especially given that it's virtually identical to past versions.