HandBrake Download Mirror Compromised With Mac Malware

Virus ransomware malware

Anyone who downloaded the macOS version of HandBrake between May 2nd and 6th might have picked up a nasty Trojan.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249070-handbrake-download-mirror-compromised-macos-malware?source=Computing

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How to verify checksums when you download an app for your Mac

Article Image Some Mac users received a nasty surprise last week when it was discovered that a recent version of the open source Transmission BitTorrent client infected their computer with malware — a situation that may have been avoided with proper precautions.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4e1760d5/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C160C0A30C0A70Chow0Eto0Everify0Echecksums0Ewhen0Eyou0Edownload0Ean0Eapp0Efor0Eyour0Emac/story01.htm

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Snapchat blocks access to all third-party apps in bid to improve security

Snapchat suffered a nasty surprise back in October when a third-party app that archived images and videos posted to the ephemeral messaging app suffered a security breach that allowed hackers to get their hands on masses of private Snapchat content.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/03/snapchat-blocks-access-to-all-third-party-apps-in-bid-to-improve-security/

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