MacSpy: OS X Mac RAT as a Service

June 9, 2017 | Peter Ewane

Author: Peter Ewane

June 9, 2017 | Peter Ewane

MacSpy: OS X Mac RAT as a Service

MacSpy is advertised as the "most sophisticated Mac spyware ever”, with the low starting price of free. While the idea of malware-as-a-service (MaaS) isn’t a new one with players such as Tox and Shark the game, it can be said that MacSpy is one of the first seen for the OS X platform. The authors state that…

April 4, 2016 | Peter Ewane

PowerWare or PoshCoder? Comparison and Decryption

PowerWare was brought to my attention by Carbon Black via their blog post. PowerWare is downloaded by a malicious macro-enabled Microsoft Word document that is distributed via a phishing email campaign. The malicious document in question attempts to convince the user to enable macros by informing them that the file is protected by Microsoft Office. This, of course, is a…

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November 9, 2015 | Peter Ewane

KilerRat: Taking over where Njrat remote access trojan left off

Summary: This remote access trojan (RAT) has capabilities ranging from manipulating the registry to opening a reverse shell. From stealing credentials stored in browsers to accessing the victims webcam. Through the Command & Control (CnC) server software, the attacker has capabilities to create and configure the malware to spread utilizing physic devices, such as USB drives, but also to use…

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