Hello Members who use MacUpdate to update applications on their Computers.

Malicious Cryptominer Distributed by MacUpdate Hack

“The MacUpdate site was hacked on 1 February 2018, and the attackers slipped a 
malicious code into updates for Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper that would use CPU 
cycles on infected machines to mine cryptocurrency. 
Malwarebytes has instructions for removing the malware. 

Although MacUpdate removed the offending updates quickly, the moral of the 
story is that it’s always best to update an app from inside the app itself or 
via the developer’s Web site.”

Cheers,
Ronni

 Ronni Brown’s iPad Pro 12.9-inch 256GB 

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