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Remove FBI virus on iPhone

Remove FBI virus on iPhone

Insecure web browsing on iPhones and iPads has gotten lots of iOS aficionados infected with a piece of malware masquerading itself as an entity that’s allegedly related to the FBI. According to the spoof alert, it will cost the victim as much as $500 to unlock their gadget. The most important advice is to abstain from paying this fine and get rid of the malicious code instead. This article will instruct the affected users in implementing these security measures.

John Dee
John Dee
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Remove XcodeGhost malware (Xcode Ghost) from infected iOS device

Remove XcodeGhost malware (Xcode Ghost) from infected iOS device

A substantial segment of iOS users have fallen victim to a uniquely tailored attack, where people were getting compromised through contagious applications downloaded from the App Store. The peculiarity of this hoax consists in the involvement of legitimate software whose developers were duped into compiling their apps with the environment called XcodeGhost rather than the official Xcode.

John Dee
John Dee
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Injecting Malware into iOS Devices via Malicious Chargers 5 - Problems and Fixes

Injecting Malware into iOS Devices via Malicious Chargers 5 - Problems and Fixes

Having described the Mactans attack in every detail, including the demonstration of how it works in practice, researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology now shift the focus over to the issues that might make the attack using Mactans charger problematic. These five hurdles are extensively analyzed here, with possible fixes being proposed as well.

John Dee
John Dee
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Injecting Malware into iOS Devices via Malicious Chargers 4 - Pulling off the Mactans Attack

Injecting Malware into iOS Devices via Malicious Chargers 4 - Pulling off the Mactans Attack

Yeongjin Jang and Billy Lau move on with the presentation of the Mactans charger and the way it can be used to deploy an actual attack on an arbitrary iOS based device. In this part the researchers show a demo reflecting the actual process where a legitimate app gets replaced with a malicious one which then gets executed in the background without user awareness. Additionally, several attack scenarios are described.

John Dee
John Dee
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Injecting Malware into iOS Devices via Malicious Chargers 3 - Installing an Arbitrary Hidden App

Injecting Malware into iOS Devices via Malicious Chargers 3 - Installing an Arbitrary Hidden App

Yeongjin Jang from the Georgia Institute of Technology sheds light on the inalienable constituents of the Mactans attack from a more profound technical perspective. Starting with an overview of the provisioning profile features, the researcher also covers the methodology for obtaining the provisioning profile on the to-be compromised iOS device. Next goes the analysis of how an arbitrary hidden app can be installed, what should be done to obfuscate its execution, and how a private API can be exploited.

John Dee
John Dee
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Injecting Malware into iOS Devices via Malicious Chargers 2 - Overview of the Mactans Attack

Injecting Malware into iOS Devices via Malicious Chargers 2 - Overview of the Mactans Attack

Billy Lau and his colleague Yeongjin Jang move on with the description of their research, dwelling on the details of Mactans compromising iDevices. In particular, the hardware architecture and other essential properties of the tricky charger are provided, and the algorithm of the attack workflow gets revealed. The process of pairing with the target device and some probable issues that may occur along the way are covered herein as well.

John Dee
John Dee
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