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Apple iTunes zero-day bug allowed ransomware attack

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Published Oct 13, 2019, 1:50 pm IST
Updated Oct 14, 2019, 9:49 am IST
A bug discovered in Apple iTunes that allows hackers to carry out a ransomware attack automotive industry target.
Morphisec Labs researchers spotted ransomware hackers were using a zero-day bug in iTunes for Windows
 Morphisec Labs researchers spotted ransomware hackers were using a zero-day bug in iTunes for Windows

Security researchers have uncovered a bug in Apple iTunes that allows hackers to carry out a ransomware attack automotive industry target.

As Wired reports, Morphisec Labs researchers spotted ransomware hackers were using a zero-day bug in iTunes for Windows.

 

The flaw was related to Apple Software Update utility allows Bitpaymer/iEncrypt malware to launch into PCs undetected. Apple has since fixed the issue.

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