iOS malware YiSpecter: No iPhone is Safe

World where only jailbroken iThings were vulnerable is ‘thing of the past’.
John Leyden
The first iOS malware capable of attacking both non-jailbroken and jailbroken devices has surfaced online.
The mobile malware nasty – YiSpecter – hooks into private APIs in the iOS system to implement malicious actions has been in the wild for at least 10 months, mostly in China and Taiwan, since November 2014 if not earlier.
YiSpecter uses a battery of unusual tricks to spread itself. Distribution tactics include hijacking of traffic from nationwide ISPs, a worm on Windows, and an offline app installation and a community promotion.
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