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THOUSANDS of Apple Macbooks with new M1 chip already infected with mysterious new ‘Silver Sparrow’ malware – 7NEWS.com.au

Security experts are warning Mac users of the Silver Sparrow’s M1 chip compatibility, global reach, and high infection rate.

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Nearly 30,000 Apple Macs world-wide have been infected with mysterious malware, according to researchers at security firm Red Canary.
The malware, which the company calls Silver Sparrow, does not exhibit the behaviours that weve come to expect from the usual adware that so often targets macOS systems, Tony Lambert, an intelligence analyst at Red Canary wrote.
Its not clear what the malwares goal is.
Silver Sparrow includes a self-destruct mechanism that appears to have not been used, researchers…

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