A new ad-based malware dubbed “YiSpecter” is now infecting iPhones and iPads that are both jailbroken and non-jailbroken by abusing private APIs within the iOS system, discovers a security firm.
Security firm Palo Alto Networks has uncovered a new malware that appears to originate from an advertising company in China by infecting iOS devices by downloading unwanted applications without the owner’s consent.
The researchers wrote:
Whether an iPhone is jailbroken or not, the malware can be successfully downloaded and installed.
The full record of the discovery can be found in a blog post at Palo Alto Networks.
The security firm has [...]