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Mac malware caught silently spying on computer users

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A new strain of malware is targeting Mac users.

Security firm Malwarebytes discovered the first strain called “FruitFly” earlier this year, but a second version called FruitFly 2 has subsequently appeared.

FruitFly operates quietly in the background.

It spies on users through the computer's camera and captures images of what's displayed on the screen and logs key strokes.

Researchers do not know who is behind it or how it got on computers.

They also don't know if it targeted individuals randomly or directly.

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