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XcodeGhost-infected apps open gates to malware hijacking

2015/09/25

The Register - (International) Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks reported that the DES ECB mode-encrypted communication streams between XcodeGhost-infected applications and the attacker's command-and-control (C&C) servers lack proper encryption, leaving them vulnerable to man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks that could expose affected users to additional malware.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/09/25/xcodeghost_mitm_palo_alto/

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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