Android is an easy target for malware spreaders , because the operating system is open and more widely used than iOS . However , it does not mean the malware does not attack the Apple oeprasi system .
Recently reported an IOS users on the site Reddit that the device is infected with malware that tries to steal his Apple ID . The malware was behind the application is always running in the background on iOS devices .
However , the malware infected apps only work in the operating system that has been in the jailbreak . These applications come from non- official Apple app store .
" I crashed many times when opening Snapchat and Google Hangout for a week more , " wrote Reddit user with ID tdvx , as quoted from BGR , Monday ( 04/21/2014 ) .
" After that , I hapusdan to reinstall again 30 tweaks in iOS , nothing has changed . Then I opened iCleaner and disable and re-enable all the tweaks in the group in the hope of finding his mistake , but did not see you too . " he added .
According to The Register , an application called ” Baby Panda Unfold ” The spread of the iOS apps website in China . German security firm , said that the application SektionEins intercepting SSL traffic , looking for vital information such as passwoard Apple ID .
The firm also believes that the application can install other files in a device that has been infected . SektionEins said that the malware can be removed manually .
" Currently , the jailbreak community believes that by removing binaries Unfold.dylib and change your Apple ID password is enough to avoid this attack , " the security firm said . " But , what about the effects on dynamic libraries on the device is not known , whether the application install other malware or not . "
" Therefore, we recommend to do a full restore in the device , which means losing jailbreak , " added SektionEins .
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Malware is not attacking all iOS devices . Apple has released patches security hole in iOS 7.1 . As of April 8 , about 60 percent of iOS devices have been upgraded to iOS version 7.1 .