Combatting Mac OS X / iOS Malware with Data Visualization 2
As Remy Baumgarten proceeds with his presentation of Mach-O Viz, a solution for Mac OS X and iOS malware analysis, he dwells on the tool’s entire feature set broken into a variety of options for generating and viewing visualized data about a file of interest. Also, the expert provides a demo of how the application handles the samples of code for some known Mac malware.
Combatting Mac OS X / iOS Malware with Data Visualization
Remy Baumgarten from ANRC Services took the floor at Defcon 21 Conference to tell the audience about a new tool called Mach-O Viz which was designed for Mac malware analysis. In particular, the expert focuses on specific capabilities built into the software, its GUI structure, and visualization benefits it provides.
The FBI MoneyPak Virus Now Affects Mac OS X
Seeking additional profit and invading new niches for their foul business, cybercriminals have ventured to target the traditionally deemed virus-proof Mac OS X. The malicious instrument being utilized for this campaign is called the FBI Cyber Department MoneyPak virus which hijacks Safari browser and displays false accusations in an attempt to extort a fine from victims. This article provides tips on how to avoid paying the ransom and get rid of this particular malware.
Introduction to Mac Repair 4 - System Preferences, Network Settings and Basic Precautions
In this final section of his class on Mac Repair basics, Eli outlines a number of essential things, including System Preferences and ways to go about those as well as precautions to keep in mind when changing things that way. Furthermore, you get to learn about nuances of network settings on Macs in detail. And finally, he provides a summary on the topic and shares some of his real life stories on fixing Mac computers.
Introduction to Mac Repair 3 - Advanced Maintenance Options
On covering overall peculiarities, technical specifications and warranty details for Macs, Eli the Computer Guy makes an emphasis in this entry on software updates for this operating system, and lists all the various types of information you can learn by appropriately utilizing Mac Finder, Activity Monitor and Disk Utility.
Introduction to Mac Repair 2 - Using Technical Specifications to Advantage
Having previously provided general information on Mac computers and what is most likely to go wrong with those, Eli now does a step-by-step overview of how to find out specific details about the hardware and software configuration of one’s machine as well as the serial number, dwelling in particular on what the latter can be used for. In addition to technical specifications, you learn how to look up warranty data online.