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New "WireLurker" malware targets iOS, Mac OS X users via trojanized applications

2014/11/06

Securityweek - (International) Researchers with Palo Alto Networks identified a new piece of malware targeting Apple OS X systems and iOS devices dubbed WireLurker, which can run malicious code in order to steal users' contacts, Apple IDs, and other data. The malware spreads via trojanized and repackaged OS X applications and can compromise any iOS devices linked to an infected system via USB cable by infecting iOS applications on stock or jailbroken devices.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/new-wirelurker-malware-targets-ios-mac-os-x-users-trojanized-applications

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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