Apple’s latest MacBook line is equipped with the latest M1 chip. Recently an unknown malware infected around 30,000 devices globally. It’s is a very complex malware as it has features that most high-end malware has. It has the ability to completely remove itself from the system. It means that this malware is designed to carry out stealth operations on the device. Researchers around the world are still judging the malware’s capabilities and what threat it can cause.
The malware has been found in 153 countries with detections concentrated in the US, UK, Canada, France, and Germany. Its use of Amazon Web Services and the Akamai content delivery network ensures the command infrastructure works reliably and also makes blocking the servers harder.