AceDeceiver: First iOS Trojan Exploiting Apple DRM Design Flaws to Infect Any iOS Device - Palo Alto Networks Blog

AceDeceiver: First iOS Trojan Exploiting Apple DRM Design Flaws to Infect Any iOS Device

We’ve discovered a new family of iOS malware that successfully infected non-jailbroken devices we’ve named “AceDeceiver”. What makes AceDeceiver different from previous iOS malware is that instead of abusing enterprise certificates as some iOS malware has over the past two years, AceDeceiver manages to install itself without any enterprise certificate at all. It does so by exploiting design flaws in Apple’s DRM mechanism, and even as Apple has removed AceDeceiver from App Store, it may still spread thanks to a novel attack vector. AceDeceiver is the first iOS malware we’ve … Continue reading AceDeceiver: First iOS Trojan Exploiting Apple DRM Design Flaws to Infect Any iOS Device