Mac devices are currently targeted by new ransomware, which is more sinister than before. But its true purpose may be hidden. According to Arstechnica's latest report, the new Mac ransomware is called ThiefQuest or EvilQuest. It is a data wiper and info-stealer that is using ransomware as a decoy. It is more dangerous because it steals credit card numbers and passwords. The victims get infected after downloading trojanized installers of popular apps from torrent trackers.
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