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Apple's App Store Got Infected With the Same Type of Malware the CIA Developed

Although XcodeGhost is the first malware to spread this way in the wild, the techniques it uses were previously developed and demonstrated by Central Intelligence Agency researchers at the CIA’s annual top-secret Jamboree conference in 2012. Using documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, The Intercept‘s Jeremy Scahill and Josh Begley described the CIA’s Xcode project in a story published in March.

The Intercept has the story.

published Tue, 22 Sep 2015 21:39:53 +0200 #cia #ios #malware #whistleblower #xcodeghost

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