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Apple.com-speed-macos.live is a social engineering attack directed to less experienced users. Bad actors behind the site are trying to convince victims that their macOS computers are infected by 3 viruses and must be immediately fixed.

Payloads

The fake pop-up message that users encounter on Apple.com-speed-macos.live domain reads as follows:

IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED

We have detected a trojan virus (e.tre456_worm_osx) on your Mac.

Press OK to begin the repair process

Users are then prompted to press “Scan Now” button that shows a loading bar – an alleged scan of the machine. 

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