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How a sketchy cryptocurrency-mining app got into the Mac App Store

By Jack Morse


Is it malware if it tells you exactly what it’s going to do and then does that very thing?

That’s essentially the question facing Apple after reports broke that a program available in the Mac App Store was mining cryptocurrency on users’ computers. Although initially approved by Apple, the Calendar 2 program was pulled — either by its developer Qbix or the folks in Cupertino — on March 12.

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