In the wake of Apple’s last security breach in China, called xCodeGhost, there’s a new malware bug that’s eating into the system in both China and Taiwan. The new malware is named YiSpecter and has the capability to control a user’s iPhone and display full-screen ads in Safari. The malware, once downloaded, is able to trick the iPhone in a number of damaging ways. The iPhone won’t be able to uninstall the new malicious app, the malware can change all sorts of settings within Safari, and it can upload user information. Apple was quick to discover the malware and remove it from the App Store, but this is another example of the growing concern over mobile security in the Chinese market.
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