Posted by: David Harley | April 12, 2016

InstallCore strikes again

Graham Cluley, writing for Intego, reports Mac Users Attacked Again by Fake Adobe Flash Update. Intego identifies the rogue installer as a variant of OSX/InstallCore. The malware installs potentially unwanted software onto compromised systems, and gets past Gatekeeper by signing the malcode with an Apple developer certificate. Graham reports that:

At the time of writing, the compromised Apple developer ID certificate (MDK7FNV856, in the name of one Nikolay Nikolay Lastovka) has not been revoked.

 

David Harley

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