Monday, September 21, 2015

Everything you need to know about App Store malware

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The App Store is not as safe as we thought.

While Apple's notoriously restrictive approach to apps has typically been thought to make malicious software on the platform next to impossible, security researchers recently identified dozens of apps containing malware in the App Store.

The malware, called XcodeGhost, was first publicized by security researchers at Palo Alto Networks, who discovered the infected apps. The exploit puts quite a bit of personal and device information at risk, including your Apple ID and iCloud password, the contents of your device's clipboard and your device's name, type and UUID (universally unique identifier). Read more...

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