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iPhone malware exists, but the risk is nothing like it is with Android

21
Apr
2014

While most reports detail Android malware efforts from malicious parties looking to take advantage of Android’s popularity in order to steal personal data and money from users, iOS isn’t completely safe from malware. A Reddit user has discovered an application running in the background on an iOS device that turned out to be a malware application hunting for Apple IDs. However, there’s a big catch that allows the app to work: the attacked iOS devices have to be jailbroken first. Moreover, the user will have to download certain apps from untrusted sources after the jailbreak, to get this new piece of software. “I’ve been having crashes in Snapchat and Google Hangouts starting within the last week or so, Reddit user tdvx wrote. “After

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