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  • Blog Post: Economies of scale: A perspective on cross-platform vulnerabilities

    A year ago, we published a blog post titled ' Backdoor Olyx - is it malware on a mission for Mac? '. It explored the intriguing questions that lay behind this backdoor's discovery, delivery and targets. We provided our observations and analysis, and suggested that this threat was used in a targeted attack...
  • Blog Post: A tangled web...

    The moment of infection, and the circumstances that lead to the introduction of malware to a system, are often not obvious. This short case study examines our observations and investigations into a particular example that illustrates a fairly typical method of compromise that is played out countless...