XcodeGhost

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Apple Lists Top 25 Apps Compromised by XcodeGhost Malware

Thursday September 24, 2015 5:00 am PDT by
Apple has updated its XcodeGhost FAQ on its Chinese website with a list of the top 25 most popular App Store apps that were compromised by the malware. The list includes some notable apps such as WeChat, Heroes of Order & Chaos and a localized version of Angry Birds 2. Apple advises that users should update the affected apps to fix the issue, noting that if a listed app is available on the...

Apple to Alert Users Who Installed Apps Compromised by XcodeGhost

Tuesday September 22, 2015 11:09 am PDT by
Apple has added an XcodeGhost question and answer page to its Chinese website today that explains what the malware is, how some users may be affected and next steps the company is taking to ensure that developers and end users alike are protected against malicious software going forward. Apple claims that it has no evidence to suggest that XcodeGhost has been used for anything malicious, such...

Apple Outlines Steps for Developers to Validate Xcode Following Malware Attack

Tuesday September 22, 2015 8:24 am PDT by
Following last week's disclosure of new iOS malware called XcodeGhost, which arose from malicious versions of Xcode hosted on third-party servers, Apple has outlined instructions for developers to ensure the version of Xcode they are using is valid. When downloading Xcode from the Mac App Store, or Apple's website so long as Gatekeeper is enabled, OS X automatically checks the app's code...

What You Need to Know About iOS Malware XcodeGhost

Sunday September 20, 2015 9:20 am PDT by
Earlier this week, Chinese developers disclosed new iOS malware called XcodeGhost on microblogging service Sina Weibo. U.S. cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks has since published details about the malware. MacRumors has created a FAQ so you can learn more about XcodeGhost and how to keep your iOS devices protected. What is XcodeGhost? XcodeGhost is a new iOS malware arising from a...