Podcast: 30K Macs infected with “Silver Sparrow” virus; M1 Mac SSD health
Security scientists uncovered malware affecting thousands of macOS gadgets, but it’s unclear just what the malware does. Impacting both Intel and Apple company Silicon processors, this malware, nicknamed “Silver Sparrow,” poses a threat still. And in other Apple company news, some M1 Macintosh customers have documented that the SSDs on the new systems are increasingly being overused. Macworld executive editor Michael Simon and Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis sign up for Juliet to go over Apple’s reaction to the herpes virus and SSD problems and what customers can do if they are affected.