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First ransomware targeting Apple Mac users

Ransomware, one of the fastest-growing cyber threats, encrypts data on infected machines, then asks users to pay ransoms in hard-to-trace digital currencies to get an electronic key so they can retrieve their data (more previous ramsomware articles on our blog).

The “KeRanger” ransomware, which appeared last week, was the first functioning ransomware attacking Apple’s Mac computers.

Read more on the new Mac ransomware.

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