Malware has affected Apple computers since even before the release of the Macintosh. In fact, the very first computer virus that spread in the wild affected the Apple II. We discus the history of Apple malware, and we talk with John McAfee, creator of the first commercial antivirus, about how he created the software.
- Key Moments in the History of Mac Malware
- John McAfee
- Elk Cloner
- Apple DOS
- A Silly Noisy House
- Frequently asked questions about Word macro viruses
- Mac OS X
- Leap.A / Oompa-Loompa
- WireLurker Malware Infects Macs, Attacks Non-Jailbroken iPhones
- How Flashback Malware Infects Macs
- MAC Defender Fake Antivirus Program Targets Mac Users
- OSX/Shlayer: New Mac malware comes out of its shell
- Episode 28: Beware of Trustjacking (discussion of Shlayer)
- OSX/Linker: New Mac malware attempts zero-day Gatekeeper bypass
- Episode 88: Flash, Incognito Mode, Porn, and a Malware Extravaganza (discussion of Linker)
- OSX/CrescentCore: Mac malware designed to evade antivirus
- Episode 89: New Mac Malware, Apple Public Betas, and More (discussion of CrescentCore)
- Objective by the Sea v3.0
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