Apple lists 25 apps that provide most danger with Xcode malware




Apple has compiled a top 25 of most popular apps that have used the Xcode rogue software through the Baidu download servers was offered. Apple recommends that anyone apps used to check whether the latest version is used.

The latest versions are generally free from malware, writes Apple on the Chinese version of its website. On the same site is a list of the 25 most used apps, including WeChat, DiDi Taxi, Gaode Maps, Baidu Music and Angry Birds 2, which is not Rovio version. Other apps are used so little that the impact is relatively small, Apple claims in his article.

All affected applications that are known they were compiled with XcodeGhost been removed from the Apple App Store. Apps created with XcodeGhost, will not be allowed in the store. Despite the consensus among security companies that the number of infected apps running in the “four digits”. Although Apple apps that are known to be contaminated is removed, it is still not clear whether, in that case is really all apps.

However, the impact of XCodeGhost is not as large as was first adopted. Where first there was talk of that rogue apps such as user login screens could voorschotelen to as phishing for passwords, it appears that not have been possible. However, rogue apps could send users to specific URLs.


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