Headline : Apple malware affects mostly Chinese users.
Excerpt from the Link "New malware targeting Apple products is mostly affecting Chinese users, warned an online security researcher.
US based Palo Alto Networks said "WireLurker" which is infecting Apple's desktop and mobile operating systems appears to have originated in China and is mostly infecting devices there."
"The malware spreads through apps uploaded from a third-party store and can steal information."
My thoughts :
It is rare to hear of OS X and iOS being affected this way due to Apples sand boxing of its platforms ,so this will be interesting to keep watching. The thing to note is the malware spreads through a third party source so sticking to the App Store from Apple is the way to go for these Chinese end users would be the best course of action !
Source : BBC News.
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