Friday, November 21, 2014

Apple devices HIT by Masque iOS malware

Security researchers at FireEye identified a new malware dubbed Masque targeting iOS devices. According to cyber security researchers, iOS versions 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1 and 8.1.1 beta enterprise provisioning features are vulnerable that means almost 95% devices are under attacked by this malware. Hui Xue, design engineer at FireEye believes that at the moment not many users are affected on large scale, but admit that in near future the scope can be widen. FireEye contacted vendor and they are working on it. FireEye advised users to download apps only from Apple App store and don't click on pop-ups. <more>

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