which they called the “Masque Attack,” that allows fake apps to replace real apps and then perform harmful actions such as installing malware or accessing private information. The bug affects most iOS devices.
One instance of a Masque Attack had already been discovered earlier this month by firewall company Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW). Dubbed “WireLurker,” it potentially affected hundreds of thousands of uses in China until Apple neutralized it.
Apple Insider is saying that users should be safe from Masque Attack as long as they don’t try to bypass Apple’s built-in security system or install apps that would do so.
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