Russian Raid Suggests Tie Between MacDefender And ChronoPay

When the MacDefender malware made the rounds a couple of months ago, we all wondered who exactly was behind MacDefender. After a recent raid in Russia, the question appears to have been answered. Russian law enforcement raided the offices of ChronoPay, and according to reports, the police found “mountains of evidence” that ChronoPay was offering

MacDefender Scareware Linked To Russian ChronoPay Website

A security researcher suggests that the Mac Defender malware currently infecting Mac owners is linked to a Russian website, ChronoPay. ChronoPay is expressed as “Russia’s largest online payment processor,” but also “an unabashed ‘leader’ in the scareware industry,” already connected with forged antivirus software. As the case with many Windows threats, Mac Defender and its