Malicious software to steal accounts Apple iOS devices broken protection




A new report pointed to the presence of malicious software targeted for iOS devices that the owners have to do jailbreak, Apple steal the user’s account data, called undiscovered software KeyRaider, the report reveals that the number of victims is estimated at about 225,000 thousand affected account.

The malicious software discovered the theft of Apple account data from the phone of the victim, by downloading applications from non-reliable Chinese sources, and then exploit the stolen data in the submission of applications driven on App Store shop for free to other users, and the report states, published by researchers at the Palo Alto Networks, the affected users languishing in 18 countries, but none of them any Arab country so far.

The report also points out that in some cases, the malicious software to shut down your victim Apple device, and show a message on the screen demanding ransom, as opposed to open the phone lock, where users can not use the device only when the provision of funds to the owners of the software malware, which is a violation huge in safety and privacy.

Malicious software does not affect only the devices that the owners work Jailbreak her, but this does not prevent that users who have done jailbreak can avoid programming, through caution to download applications from unreliable sources, outside August shop master of the Apple Store, also advised the report user change passwords for their accounts.

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