iPhone Malware

Report: Bandwith-Burning Malware Among Biggest Consumer Threats

A new malware report indicates Android malware samples grew three-fold last quarter and that one in every 140 devices connected to mobile networks was infected at some point.Closer to home, about 14 percent of household networks were hit by malware this spring, with a 50 percent increase in high-level bots, Trojans and backdoors, according to  the Q2 2012 Malware Report from Kindsight Security Labs.

Mac iOS Exploit Code Is Now Public

Minutes after Apple issued a security update Wednesday, the maker of a
10-day-old jailbreak exploit released code that others could put to use
hijacking iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads. Read the full article. [Computerworld]

Malware Rises With Smartphone Adoption

Researchers are closely watching the rise of malware on Internet-enabled mobile devices. New mobile malware boasts a broad range of functionality, including the
capability to download other malicious files, detect internet
connections or establish new ones, undertake URL redirection and carry
out phishing attacks. Read the full article. [Infosecurity]

iPhone users beware – an ongoing phishing campaign impersonating Apple.com, attempts to trick users into submitting sensitive device information, with the scammers in a perfect position to use the data in a countless number of fraudulent variations. Read the full article. [ZDNet]

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