Ransom.OSX.EvilQuest is Malwarebytes' detection name for a ransomware variant targeted at macOS systems.
Ransom.OSX.EvilQuest is ransomware of the type that encrypts files and thean asks for a ransom to decrypt them. Ransom.OSX.EvilQuest was distributed as a Little Snitch installer available for download on a Russian forum dedicated to sharing torrent links.
It is unclear if the encrypted files can actually be recovered. And there are possibly stolen data sent to a C&C server
Malwarebytes for Mac detects and removes Ransom.OSX.EvilQuest
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If threats are detected during the scan, a count of detected threats is displayed. More detailed threat information is displayed after the scan completes.
Click “Confirm” to move the detected threats to Quarantaine.
If a restart is required to complete remediation of threats detected during a scan, you will be notified. When a restart is required, please remember to save all work before clicking “Restart”.
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