Blackhats exploiting MacKeeper hole to foist dangerous trojan

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Last month’s MacKeeper vulnerability is now being exploited in the wild to hijack Apple machines, according to BAE security researcher Sergei Shevchenko.

The hacker says criminals are using social engineering to trick users into installing malware capable of exfiltrating data using a then zero-day vulnerability in the notorious software which has been downloaded more than 20 million times.

Shevchenko says it took only days after the vulnerability and proof-of-concept disclosure for malware to begin targeting users who had installed MacKeeper.

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