New macOS Backdoor Threat from North Korean Hackers

By neub9
1 Min Read

Jan 05, 2024


Endpoint Security / Malware

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new Apple macOS backdoor called SpectralBlur that overlaps with a known malware family that has been attributed to North Korean threat actors.

“SpectralBlur is a moderately capable backdoor that can upload/download files, run a shell, update its configuration, delete files, hibernate, or sleep, based on commands issued from the [command-and-control] server,” security researcher Greg Lesnewich said.

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