iOS 10.3 update stops Safari ransomware campaign in its tracks
By rolling out the iOS 10.3 update in late March 2017, Apple has addressed a massive outbreak of Safari Mobile scareware, where iOS users would be blocked from using the browser due to a persistent hijack. Victims were confronted with recurrent redirects to legit-looking pages that displayed misleading “Cannot Open Page” popups and demanded money to remove the blocking.
Helpappledevice@gmail.com virus: How to unlock infected iPhone or iPad
Whereas Windows users have been suffering from vicious ransomware attacks for years now, this isn’t nearly as much of a trend on Apple devices. Part of the reason consists in more robust defenses against the execution of unverified code. And yet, cybercrooks have recently pulled off a large-scale hoax where victims’ mobile gadgets, including iPhones and iPads, become locked and a ransom of $50 is demanded for unlocking. Find out why this is a rogue compromise and how to get around this block without paying a penny to the scammers.
Remove mobfree.click redirect virus from iPhone and iPad
Given the strong antimalware defenses built into iOS, the operating system for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch devices, virus makers have been having a tough time coming up with methods to compromise this platform. When something is a hard nut to crack as a whole, however, the black hats tend to focus on individual components that might turn out vulnerable. In the case of iOS, Internet browsing environment is the weak link. The malicious code that redirects infected users of these gadgets to mobfree.click domain proves this quite vividly.
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.
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.
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.