A month ago, some new cracked apps were discovered circulating on pirating websites and infected with a Trojan proxy. The malicious actors repackaged pre-cracked applications as PKG files with an embedded Trojan proxy and a post-install script initiating the infection. We recently caught sight of a new, hitherto unknown, macOS malware family that was piggybacking on cracked software. The threat proved far more potent than an unauthorized proxy server installation.

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