Variants of a Trojan horse for Mac OS X that steal bitcoins for Mac users are found on major download sites as Download.com and MacUpdate.com. Says SecureMac that already warned before for the CoinThief malware.
The malware was found primarily on the developer platform GitHub, but appears to be distributed via the popular download sites. On these sites CoinThief occurs when “Bitcoin Ticker TTM for Mac” and “Litecoin Ticker.” These are legitimate apps that are also available through the Mac App Store, but the versions on the App Store contained no malware.
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- www macupdate com