iOS jailbreak tweaks exploited

iOS jailbreak tweaks exploited to steal iCloud email addresses and passwords

By Vinod Yalburgi

Avid iOS jailbreakers are in for some shocking news. Some built-in backdoors, or Trojans, have been allegedly stealing iCloud email addresses and passwords through jailbreak tweaks installed on devices. It is not yet clear who is behind the data theft or their motives.

Some 220,000 iCloud login credentials including email addresses and passwords have been stolen via installed jailbreak tweaks so far, reports Chinese security website WooYun.

It is believed that the backdoors aka Trojans being employed in jailbreak tweaks were used to acquire confidential iCloud information. It is not known what the hackers really intend to do with the stolen iCloud login credentials.

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