September 22, 2015

XcodeGhost Apps Haunting iOS App Store More Numerous Than First Reported

Security researchers have both good and bad news about the recently reported outbreak of XcodeGhost apps infecting Apple's App Store. The bad: the infection was bigger than previously reported and dates back to April. The good: affected apps are more akin to adware than security-invading malware.

 

"XCodeGhost seems to be far more widespread than initially assumed," researchers from security firm Appthority wrote in a blog post published Monday.

Read more at Ars Technica

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