macOS malware analysis

This week the team at SentinelLabs released an in-depth analysis of macOS.OSAMiner, a Monero mining trojan infecting macOS users since 2015. The authors of macOS.OSAMiner used run-only AppleScripts which made attempts at further analysis more difficult. In 2020, the SentinelLabs Team discovered that the malware authors were evolving their evasion
This content covered in the blog is based on my Objective By the Sea talk “Hypervisor-Based Analysis of macOS Malware”. You can access the slides from my presentation here. A Growing Threat and a Dearth of Tools Compared to Windows, macOS accounts for only a small percentage of all malware,
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With today’s release of VMRay Analyzer 3.0, we’ve set a new standard of performance and accuracy with our flagship solution for automated malware analysis and detection. With version 3.0 security teams can quickly analyze and detect advanced, zero-day and targeted malware—and initiate incident response—stopping attacks and threats that other technologies

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