ONE ESET released new data for the second quarter of 2022 on the cyber threat landscape in Portugal
One of the most notable observations in the most recent threat report by the European cybersecurity expert is the growth of cyberthreats against macOS in the national territory. If you have a macOS system, protect yourself!
If you have a machine with macOS, you better be aware...
Globally, ESET detections for the months of May, June, July and August of this year show a decrease in threats against macOS compared to the previous quarter. In the opposite direction, in Portugal, there was a 15% increase in these threats between the two four-month period.
Although Portugal is far from being the country where telemetry from ESET recorded the highest number of detections in the macOS category (this distinction goes to the United States, Japan and France), the atypical growth in the national territory for the evaluation period is symbolic of the new threats that users of this platform face.
Recently, researchers from ESET discovering new malware that spies and steals compromised Mac users and exclusively uses public cloud storage services to communicate with their carriers.
designated Cloud Mensis by ESET, as its capabilities prove its operators' clear intent to gather information about Macs, stealing documents, keystrokes, emails, attachments, files on external storage and screenshots.