This news is not good for Apple’s iOS users. There is a dangerous malware attack on IOS, considered the safest. Due to which about 128 million or 128 million users are reported to be affected.
The name of this malware is XcodeGhost. This is not the first time this malware had also attacked before that in 2015, due to which many apps of iPhone and iPad uploaded to the App Store were affected. During an ongoing trial between Epic Games and Apple, Apple’s internal emails revealed that 128 million consumers downloaded 2500 apps that were affected by malware and came from fake copies of Xcode. According to the report of Motherboard, if you talk about the total, these 2500 infected apps have been downloaded from the App Store 203 million times.
The server was slow so downloaded the infected Xcode
Reportedly some developers have downloaded Infected Xcode because Apple’s server was slow, so they looked for alternative download links. This includes 55 percent of Chinese customers and 66 percent of downloads. According to Apple’s Internale emails, 18 million of these users are from the US.
Games like Angry Birds 2 ‘
Popular games like ‘Angry Birds 2’ are also affected in this. After learning about the malware, Apple immediately asked the developers to recompile their apps with the correct version of Xcode. After this incident, Apple has corrected both security and malware scanning of the Xcode installation process while submitting the app to the App Store.
The legal battle between Apple and Epic Games started
Let us know that from this week a legal battle has started between Apple and Epic Games, in which new things have been revealed. It has been revealed that Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has asked Apple CEO Tim Cook to open his iPhone on other app stores as soon as possible.