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Un 1er ransomware pour MacOSX découvert dans l’installeur du logiciel Transmission

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Le fléau des ransomwares a finalement atteint MacOS X ! Les chercheurs de la société de sécurité Palo Alto Networks ont annoncé que la version Transmission 2.90 du client bittorrent pour Mac OS X a été altérée avec un nouveau ransomware, variante du KeRanger, sur le site officiel de l’éditeur.

Source : KeRanger: The First Apple Ransomware discovered in hacked installer for Transmission

KeRanger: The First Apple Ransomware discovered in hacked installer for Transmission | sur bleepingcomputer.com

By Andrew Lambert

The scourge of ransomware has finally come to OS X! Researchers at the security firm Palo Alto Networks have announced that version 2.90 of the Transmission bittorrent client for Mac OS X has been adulterated with a new ransomware variant they have named KeRanger. Users on the Transmission forum and a message on the front page of the Transmission website confirm this:

Notice on the homepage of the Transmission Site

According to Palo Alto Networks, the malicious installer was generated on March 4, and once installed, will wait 3 days after infection before encrypting the victim’s files. This means that the first victims won’t notice they are affected until at least March 7. Once activated, the ransomware connects to a Command & Control server over the TOR network and will then begin to encrypt certain types of files. It will then demand a ransom of 1 bitcoin, or about $400 USD, to receive a decryptor…

Source : KeRanger: The First Apple Ransomware discovered in hacked installer for Transmission

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