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LamePyre: The macOS Malware That Captures And Delivers Screenshots To Cyber-Cons

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LamePyre: The macOS Malware That Captures And Delivers Screenshots To Cyber-Cons



The list of malware seems to be never ending as it recently welcomed another one in, which goes by the name of OSX.LamePyre and delivers screenshots to the cyber-con behind it.



With no attempts at masking its existence the newly discovered malware is restricted to taking screenshots and running backdoor functions.



Reportedly, last Friday, the malware was revealed to be prevailing in the camouflage of a copy of Discord, a proprietary freeware used by video-gaming communities.



According to the citing of malware researchers, the disguise was not meant to go further than the initial stage of obscurity and hence was quite plainly perceptible.



The copy of Discord, the malware was found in wasn’t performing its functions at all and hence raised doubts. The reason was believed to be the fact that it was merely an Automator script.



Working Of The Malware
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