Application security, Threat intelligence

Trends in Mac Malware & Apple Security – Patrick Wardle – PSW #708

Apple's new M1 systems offer a myriad of benefits for both macOS users, and unfortunately, to malware authors as well.

In this talk Patrick details the first malicious programs compiled to natively target Apple Silicon (M1/arm64), focusing on methods of analysis.

Full episode and show notes

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Guest

Patrick Wardle
Patrick Wardle
Creator at Objective-See

Patrick Wardle is the founder of Objective-See. Having worked at NASA and the NSA, as well as presented at countless security conferences, he is intimately familiar with aliens, spies, and talking nerdy. Patrick is passionate about all things related to macOS security and thus spends his days finding Apple 0days, analyzing macOS malware and writing free open-source security tools to protect Mac users.

Hosts

Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian
Founder at Security Weekly
Jeff Man
Jeff Man
Information Security Evangelist at Online Business Systems
Larry Pesce
Larry Pesce
Principal Managing Consultant and Director of Research & Development at InGuardians
Lee Neely
Lee Neely
Information Assurance APL at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Tyler Robinson
Tyler Robinson
Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc and Founder & CEO of Dark Element at Trimarc Security
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