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New Bird Miner malware targets Mac pirates

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New Bird Miner malware targets Mac pirates

The malware emulates Linux in its quest for cryptocurrency.

A new variant of cryptocurrency mining malware called Bird Miner designed for Apple Mac is targeting users of pirated software.
While cryptocurrency mining malware, also known as cryptojacking software, is nothing new, this particular strain of malicious code comes with an interesting feature: the malware runs by emulating Linux on Mac.

The malware, detected as OSX.BirdMiner, was discovered in a cracked installer for...
New Bird Miner malware targets Mac pirates