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How to Remove KeyRaider Malware that Hacked Over 225,000 iOS Devices

How to Remove KeyRaider Malware that Hacked Over 225,000 iOS Devices

September 07, 2015Mohit Kumar
Jailbreaking your device may have got you the best of apps but after reading this you will know what a high price you could have to pay for the jailbreak. Read on… A malware named ' KeyRaider ' has supposedly stolen user credentials of approximately 225K iPhone users. It has been given this name as it raids victims' username and passwords, private keys and certificates. Figures say that KeyRaider malware has affected a large number of users in China and worldwide 17 more countries. Also, the origin of malware is suspected to be in China, as said in investigations conducted by Palo Alto Networks for reporting any suspicious tweaks on iPhones. Users falling prey to KeyRaider may be the victims of: Ransomware Data Theft DDoS Attacks Malware is targeting jailbroken phones and when in action, it captures Apple ID of the users and make transactions using it. The researchers say that it is spreading with the help of Cydia app repositories that are popular amo
Disabling 'Find My iPhone' on iOS 7 without any Password

Disabling 'Find My iPhone' on iOS 7 without any Password

April 05, 2014Anonymous
iOS devices have a feature called ' Find My iPhone ', allows device owner to locate their stolen devices using linked Apple ID with iCloud Account. Unfortunately, a security flaw in iOS make it possible to turn off Find My iPhone without a password and enabled thieves to bypass the protection which makes the iPhone  untraceable if lost or stolen. To Set-Up ' Find My iPhone ' feature, users need to link their Apple ID with it and this will not only helps in locating the device but also gives permission to its user to remove all the data, drive direction to the lost device, lock the device by a passcode and displays a custom message on the locked screen. KILL 'Find My iPhone' WITHOUT APPLE PASSWORD Normally, disabling Find My iPhone requires Apple ID password, but according to the vulnerability reported by  Miguel Alvarado,  a thief can bypass all of this security feature without knowing your Apple account's password . In a video demons
EA Games website hacked; Phishing page hosted to steal Apple IDs

EA Games website hacked; Phishing page hosted to steal Apple IDs

March 20, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Recently we aware you about the tricky phishing scam targeting Google Docs and Google Drive , a similar phishing scam has been detected by the researchers targeting Apple users to steal users' credentials. According to the researchers at Netcraft , a UK based security services company, the hackers have compromised the web server owned by the gaming company, Electronic Arts (EA) to host a phishing site which targets Apple ID Account holders, asking for users' Apple ID and password, along with their full name and date of birth and credit card details as well. " The phishing site attempts to trick a victim into submitting his Apple ID and password. It then presents a second form which asks the victim to verify his full name, card number, expiration date, verification code, date of birth, phone number, mother's maiden name, plus other details that would be useful to a  fraudsters , " wrote the researchers in a blog post. The Hackers compromised the EA Games server by exp
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