Tag: code signing

Cybersecurity, Uncategorized

For almost 11 years, hackers could easily bypass 3rd-party macOS signature checks

June 12, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

For almost 11 years, hackers have had an easy way to get macOS malware past the scrutiny of a host of third-party security tools by tricking them into believing the malicious wares were signed by Apple, researchers said Tuesday. Digital […]


Evasive code-signed malware flourished before Stuxnet (and still does)

November 3, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

One of the breakthroughs of the Stuxnet worm that targeted Iran’s nuclear program was its use of legitimate digital certificates, which cryptographically vouched for the trustworthiness of the software’s publisher. Following its discovery in 2010, researchers went on to find […]