Apple Conducts Analysis of New ‘Turtle’ Named MacOs Ransomware


Apple finds a new MacOs ransomware named ‘Turtle.’ The analysis suggests that the Turtle ransomware is not very sophisticated, but its impact indicates that cybercriminals can continue to target MacOs users.

Different versions of the Turtle ransomware have also been created for Windows and Linux systems.

The ransomware is designed to encrypt files on compromised Apple systems and may be a threat to MacOs users.

While the fact remains true for Turtle ransomware, users still have to be cautious about downloading files on MacOs. However, Apple recommends deploying an encryption key that can recover or decrypt files easily so that the threat landscape is less impactful.

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