Tag Archive: XcodeGhost


Apple takes steps to avoid a repeat of XcodeGhost debacle

Apple is taking steps to avoid a repeat of this week’s serious XcodeGhost incident — in which hundreds of App Store apps were discovered to include malware in the form of a counterfeit version of Xcode, the platform used by developers to build their apps. The dodgy Xcode spread in China because it was quicker […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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FAQ: Everything you need to know about the XcodeGhost App Store hack

If you’re as confused as we were when we first heard about the major App Store hack over the weekend, we’re here to help. Here’s a compilation of everything we know about the XcodeGhost story, and we’ll be updating it as more develops. What is XcodeGhost? The XcodeGhost hack represents the first widespread malware incident […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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XcodeGhost hack: Delete these infected iOS apps immediately

The App Store suffered its worst security breach in history over the weekend, when it was discovered that hundreds of Chinese apps have a malicious program dubbed ‘XcodeGhost’ embedded in their software. The huge security lapse made its way into legitimate apps thanks to Chinese developers who used a counterfeit version of Apple’s Xcode software […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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