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Don't think you're SAFE from Windows zombies just 'cos you have an iPhone - research

2014/08/15

The Register - (International) Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology reported finding that Apple iOS devices can be compromised with iOS malware after being connected to a Windows computer by exploiting weaknesses in the iTunes syncing process, allowing attackers to steal data, install malicious apps, and replace existing apps. The researchers plan to demonstrate their findings August 20 at the Usenix Security Symposium.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/08/15/infecting_ipads_new_how_to/

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