Airo Blog

July 8th, 2019

VoiceFive, a Comscore Company Distributes a Man-In-The-Middle Proxy Spyware Compromising Users Security & ALL SSL Traffic

A spyware by VoiceFive, a Comscore company, is using man-in-the- practice, by which it gains access to users’ sensitive data, and creates a security vulnerability to MACOS machines.

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May 29th, 2019

MITM Proxy: New Search Hijack Method on Mojave

A sneak peek into a MITM Proxy employed by SearchProxy on Mac.

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May 28th, 2019

Shlayer Adware Analysis: Infection Mechanism & Evasion Techniques

Shlayer Adware Analysis Part #1

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May 27th, 2019

The 7 Most Common Mac Malware Threats. By AiroAV

Let AiroAV introduce you to its 7 malware (or other malicious behaviors) threats in Mac

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May 11th, 2019

Analysis by AiroAV: BundloreX Adware evades macOS Mojave. Again.

The adware BundloreX silently overrides users’ system, browser and search settings, and continually inject unauthorized ads. Let’s take a look at how it works.

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April 30th, 2019

InstallCore Obfuscation Analysis

In this blog post we present an obfuscation analysis for the latest variant of “InstallCore” PUP/PUA Adware that we encountered in the wild. The Adware acts as installer and deploys multiple apps in the user’s computer.

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March 24th, 2019

Mac Security: not what you think.
The misconception about Mac security.

Are Macs more secure than other operating systems? Do hackers attack only organizations? Can apps downloaded from the App store be malicious? Are unicorns real? Airo Labs debunk some myths and fictions about Mac security.

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February 18th, 2019

Airo Labs expose: (another) Apple support scam generated by an Adware

Airo Lab research discovered a sophisticated fraud involving fake Apple support services, tricking consumers into exposing their personal details and buying products they don't need.

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February 11th, 2019

What is a phishing attack, and how to guard yourself against it?

Phishing is a malicious social engineering technique that tricks victims into making security mistakes; providing their sensitive information to an unreliable attacker.

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December 15th, 2018

Hijacking Safari; by any means necessary.

Airo Labs Research uncovered ‘Searchitnow’ and ‘MacOSDefender’: Adware designed specifically to evade new security measures in macOS Mojave.

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November 25th, 2018

The 6 Most Annoying Things for Mac Users

We love our Macs. We spend more time with them than we spend with our children, our wives or even our TVs. However, we all know that every close...

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November 1st, 2018

5 BIG Mac threats you should be aware of

While you mistakenly think that Mac systems are completely secure, today’s Mac and iOS threats have stepped up an extra gear. In the last couple of...

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November 1st, 2018

Is Your Mac Taken Advantage Of By Malicious Crypto Miners?

Here are some things you must know about...

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