Apple Takes Step to Prevent Further Spread of ‘Silver Sparrow’ Malware on Macs

Over the weekend, we reported on the second known piece of malware compiled to run natively on M1 Macs. Given the name “Silver Sparrow,” the malicious package is said to leverage the macOS Installer JavaScript API to execute suspicious commands. After observing the malware for over a week, however, security firm Red Canary did not observe any final payload, so the exact threat to users remains a mystery.

Link: Apple Takes Step to Prevent Further Spread of ‘Silver Sparrow’ Malware on Macs
via http://www.macrumors.com

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