Cracked: AceDeceiver Installs Malware on Factory iPhones


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iOS is widely regarded to be one of the more secure mobile operating systems. It’s been designed from the ground up to be secure, and consequently has avoided many of the security threats that have plagued Android. The few threats that exist for the platform tend to be centered around jailbroken devices or ones that have otherwise been compromised, or exploit stolen enterprise certificates. But AceDeceiver is different. It was discovered by Palo Alto Networks earlier this week, and is able to infect factory-configured iPhones without the user realizing, by exploiting fundamental flaws in Apple’s FairPlay DRM system. From Piracy…

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