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Silver Sparrow Malware Infected Tens of Thousands of Macs

March 3, 2021

Mac devices located in more than 150 countries worldwide have been infected by malware called Silver Sparrow. There are tens of thousands of affected Apple devices currently, and it is yet unclear how they got infected. Cybersecurity experts believe that the new malicious code might be hiding in malicious advertisements, compromised websites, pirate apps, or fake Flash updates. The virus appeared to mainly end up in Apple devices located in the USA, Germany, United Kingdom, and Canada. Luckily, the new virus has not yet engaged in malicious activity.

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