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App Store attack

09-20-2015, 06:30 PM
#1
Joined: Mar 2015
Posts: 4
App Store attack

Just read Apple suffered its first major App Store attack. Check to make sure you are safe. https://www.yahoo.com/tech/s/malware...191855815.html

Last edited by Echoseven; 09-20-2015 at 08:33 PM. Reason: Parsing for link
09-20-2015, 07:31 PM
#2
Has anyone found a list of affected apps? One article said there are over three dozen.

09-20-2015, 07:33 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2013
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Posts: 2,263
Quote:
Originally Posted by RHess00 View Post
Has anyone found a list of affected apps? One article said there are over three dozen.
It was mostly social apps that are prevalent in the AppStore, most of which I don't care about or simply never heard of.
09-20-2015, 07:38 PM
#4
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Originally Posted by Anonomation View Post
It was mostly social apps that are prevalent in the AppStore, most of which I don't care about or simply never heard of.
I think I'm safe. I'm very antisocial.
09-21-2015, 06:41 PM
#5
Mostly Chinese apps but still a big list outside of that (http://nos.nl/l/2058965):
- Lifesmart 1.0.44
- CamScanner
- CamCard
- SegmentFault 2.8
- OPlayer 2.1.05
- Mercury
- WinZip
- Musical.ly
- PDFReader
- guaji_gangtai en
- Perfect365
- PDFReader Free
- WhiteTile
- IHexin
- WinZip Standard
- MoreLikers2
- CamScanner Lite
- MobileTicket
- iVMS-4500
- OPlayer Lite
- QYER
- golfsense
- ting
- installer
- golfsensehd
- Wallpapers10000
- CSMBP-AppStore
- MSL108
- ChinaUnicom3.x
- TinyDeal.com
- snapgrab copy
- iOBD2
- PocketScanner
- CuteCUT
- AmHexinForPad
- SuperJewelsQuest2
- air2
- InstaFollower
- CamScanner Pro
- baba
- WeLoop
- DataMonitor
- MSL070
- nice dev
- immtdchs
- OPlayer
- FlappyCircle
- BiaoQingBao
- SaveSnap
- WeChat
- Guitar Master
- jin
- WinZip Sector
- Quick Save
- CamCard
09-21-2015, 06:59 PM
#6
Quote:
Originally Posted by saosijs View Post
Mostly Chinese apps but still a big list outside of that (http://nos.nl/l/2058965):
- Lifesmart 1.0.44
- CamScanner
- CamCard
- SegmentFault 2.8
- OPlayer 2.1.05
- Mercury
- WinZip
- Musical.ly
- PDFReader
- guaji_gangtai en
- Perfect365
- PDFReader Free
- WhiteTile
- IHexin
- WinZip Standard
- MoreLikers2
- CamScanner Lite
- MobileTicket
- iVMS-4500
- OPlayer Lite
- QYER
- golfsense
- ting
- installer
- golfsensehd
- Wallpapers10000
- CSMBP-AppStore
- MSL108
- ChinaUnicom3.x
- TinyDeal.com
- snapgrab copy
- iOBD2
- PocketScanner
- CuteCUT
- AmHexinForPad
- SuperJewelsQuest2
- air2
- InstaFollower
- CamScanner Pro
- baba
- WeLoop
- DataMonitor
- MSL070
- nice dev
- immtdchs
- OPlayer
- FlappyCircle
- BiaoQingBao
- SaveSnap
- WeChat
- Guitar Master
- jin
- WinZip Sector
- Quick Save
- CamCard
Thanks for the list.
09-21-2015, 08:02 PM
#7
Joined: Nov 2013
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Posts: 2,263
I hope that isn't Mercury web browser. I don't use it anymore although.
09-21-2015, 08:10 PM
#8
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Originally Posted by Anonomation View Post
I hope that isn't Mercury web browser. I don't use it anymore although.
I read somewhere that it is the browser.

BTW this is a good summary about Xcode Ghost: http://www.macrumors.com/2015/09/20/...e-malware-faq/
09-21-2015, 09:35 PM
#9
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: U.S.A., earth
Posts: 215
I read on MacRumors and Ars Technica that Angry Birds 2 is on the list, but it's the Chinese version.
09-23-2015, 10:16 AM
#10
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,965
Quote:
Originally Posted by Anonomation View Post
I hope that isn't Mercury web browser. I don't use it anymore although.
If so that's too bad - was a great alternate browser until they stopped updating it.

Quote:
Originally Posted by NickFalk View Post
Squids!?

Worst idea ever!