Reports claim that thousands of iOS apps may have been infected by XcodeGhost, and that the malware may suffer from its very own man-in-the-middle vulnerability.
Apple security, for so long priding itself on the tight ship it maintains over apps that get into its App Store, has suffered a bloody nose.
Read more in my article on the Lumension Optimal Security blog.
The iOS App Store didn’t get hacked, but it was distributing malicious code – embedded within legitimate applications including popular messaging app WeChat.
Scores of iOS apps have been uncovered infected with the XcodeGhost malware, all compiled with a poisoned version of Xcode. Hundreds of millions of unsuspecting iPhone and iPad users could potentially be at risk.