Published on March 9th, 2016 | by admin

Mac Ransomware, KeRanger is actually a rewite of Linux.Encoder: Bitdefender

Bitdefender has discovered that the trojaned Transmission torent client update dubbed KeRanger is actually a Mac version of the Linux.Encoder Trojan. The infected Mac OS X torrent client update analyzed by Bitdefender Labs looks virtually identical to version 4 of the Linux.Encoder Trojan that has been infecting thousands of Linux servers since the beginning of 2016.

Alexandru Catalin, Chief Security Strategist at Bitdefender and his security team made the discovery and has published its findings here: Keranger Is Actually A Rewrite of Linux.Encoder.

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