All eyes on the jailbroken as iOS, Mac OS X threat level ratchets up

Number of new problems rising, says Symantec.
John Leyden
The number of iOS threats discovered this year has more than doubled, from three in 2014 to seven so far in 2015, according to Symantec, with jailbroken devices being the focus of the majority of threats.
Of the 13 iOS threats documented by the technology security company in total, nine can only infect jailbroken devices.
Mac OS X threats are also on the rise, at least historically, according to the security giant. The number of new Mac OS X threats emerging is increasing year-on-year, rising by 15 per cent in 2014, according to Symantec.
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