New Mac Malware Found Beware of Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor

Andrew Orr In the News

Bitdefender recently discovered a new type of malware that has been infecting Macs. Called Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor,  it can take control of your system completely by installing a backdoor. Once it compromises your Mac, a hacker could steal your files, control your webcam and execute code capable of inflicting damage. Backdoor In computing terminology, a backdoor is classified as “a method of bypassing normal authentication, securing remote access to a computer, obtaining access to plaintext, and so on, while attempting to remain undetected.” It can either be an installed program, a program that …