Hooked on pirated macOS applications.
Jaron Bradley from Jamf Threat Labs is sharing their work on "Jamf Threat Labs discovers new malware embedded in pirated applications." Jamf Threat Labs has detected a series of pirated macOS applications that have been modified to communicate to attacker infrastructure.
The research states "These applications are being hosted on Chinese pirating websites in order to gain victims." The discovery marks new and advanced malware, similar to the ZuRu malware, first discovered by Objective-See in 2021 within the iTerm2 application.
The research can be found here: