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Apple Shuts Down Chinese WireLurker Malware

Apple has quickly shut down the WireLurker malware, which was spreading to Chinese iOS devices via infected Macs (it requires a wired connection between the Mac and the iOS device). WireLurker, which was localized to China, was discovered by Palo Alto Networks. Apple quickly unsigned the code, preventing non-jailbroken iOS devices from being infected. However, researchers warn that the code could be modified for a future attack.favicon follow link