Masque Attack

iOS Security Bug Allows Hackers to Install Infected App Clones

FireEye has recently spotted 11 iOS apps in the Hacking Team's arsenal utilising what they call "Masque Attacks". What this means is that hackers have found a way to get their malicious apps installed on non-jailbroken iOS devices without the user's knowledge. Such malicious apps are packed in popular messaging and social networking apps such...

Newly Discovered Bug Makes iOS Devices Vulnerable to Remote Cyberattacks

According to a report by Reuters, cybersecurity firm FireEye have uncovered a new bug in iOS that makes most iPhones, iPods and iPads vulnerable to remote cyberattacks. Researchers say that an iOS app installed using enterprise provisioning could replace another genuine app installed through the App Store, as long as both apps used the same 'bundle...