Apple App Store Malware-Infected Apps Found
US network security company Palo Alto
Networks highlighted the issue after Chinese iOS developers disclosed
the new malware, named XcodeGhost, with a number of popular apps,
including WeChat, one of the world’s most popular instant messaging
Palo has listed 39 XcodeGhost-infected apps, including instant messaging apps, banking apps, mobile carrier’s app, maps, stock trading apps, SNS apps and games.
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As reported by The Wall Street Journal, Apple has stated it has taken steps to address the issue.