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Malware makes its way into Apple's App Store in its first major security breach

Apple is working to remove malware-infected apps from its App Store in the first major attack on its iOS software platform, reports Reuters. Several apps, including WeChat, Chinese cab service Didi Kuaidi and card scanning tool CamCard contained malicious code that could, according to security firm Palo Alto Networks, prompt fake alerts to phish user details, hijack URLs, as well as read and write data such as passwords from the clipboard. The code appears to have been injected by XcodeGhost, a counterfeit version of Apple's Xcode software that is used to build iOS and Mac apps. Apple spokeswoman… This story continues at The Next Web
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