Malware infects 30,000 Macs, including M1 MacBooks — what to do now

Silver Sparrow malware aiming at all Macs

Mysterious new malware has been detected on nearly 30,000 Mac devices, including those that run on the new Apple M1 chip. 

The so-called Silver Sparrow malware was discovered by researchers at security firm Red Canary, who said that it poses “a reasonably serious threat” due to its “forward-looking M1 chip compatibility, global reach, relatively high infection rate, and operational maturity.” Basically, it’s bad news for Mac old and new. 

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