• OS X Malware Dataset

    This dataset Includes 152 malware samples. These samples were collected between Jan 2012 and June 2016, thus OS version which can run them are in following order: OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10(Yosemite) and 10.11(El Clapton). Duplicated samples were detected by performing a SHA-256 hash comparison and removed from the datasets.

    Known OS X malware such as:
    WireLurker: monitors any iOS device connected via USB with an infected OS X computer and installs downloaded third-party applications;, MacVX; LaoShu: It’s considered a backdoor virus which means it disables the Gatekeeper feature that’s supposed to prevent unwanted apps from installing themselves, and Kitmos: are among the malware in our dataset.

    Cite this dataset:
    title={Intelligent OS X malware threat detection with code inspection},
    author={Pajouh, Hamed Haddad and Dehghantanha, Ali and Khayami, Raouf and Choo, Kim-Kwang Raymond},
    journal={Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques},

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