New Malware, YiSpecter, Linked to Non-Jailbroken iPhones

Researchers say newly-discovered malware, dubbed YiSpecter, can infect non-jailbroken as well as jailbroken iPhone and iPad devices, using a number of novel techniques. The YiSpecter malware is unusual on a number of fronts, according to security firm Palo Alto Networks, chiefly because it is the first malware in the wild that exploits the iOS system's private APIs -- the APIs in iOS that remain undocumented by Apple, possibly because they're not ready for wider use.

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