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.
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