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.
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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.